Bromeliad
Hohenbergia stellata 'Marie Valentina'

Family: Bromeliaceae (bro-mee-lee-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Hohenbergia (ho-en-BERG-ee-uh) (Info)
Species: stellata (stell-AY-tuh) (Info)
Cultivar: Marie Valentina

Category:

Tropicals and Tender Perennials

Height:

Unknown - Tell us

Spacing:

Unknown - Tell us

Hardiness:

USDA Zone 9a: to -6.6 C (20 F)

USDA Zone 9b: to -3.8 C (25 F)

USDA Zone 10a: to -1.1 C (30 F)

USDA Zone 10b: to 1.7 C (35 F)

USDA Zone 11: above 4.5 C (40 F)

Sun Exposure:

Sun to Partial Shade

Light Shade

Danger:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Color:

Pink

Purple

Bloom Time:

Unknown - Tell us

Foliage:

Blue-Green

Smooth-Textured

Leathery-Textured

Other details:

Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

This plant is monocarpic

Soil pH requirements:

6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)

6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)

7.6 to 7.8 (mildly alkaline)

Patent Information:

Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:

By dividing rhizomes, tubers, corms or bulbs (including offsets)

Seed Collecting:

N/A: plant does not set seed, flowers are sterile, or plants will not come true from seed

Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive

On Feb 7, 2006, MotherNature4 from Bartow, FL (Zone 9a) wrote:

The purple flowers peak out through showy pink bracts.