Bromeliad, Neoregelia
Neoregelia amandae

Family: Bromeliaceae (bro-mee-lee-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Neoregelia (nee-oh-reg-EL-ee-uh) (Info)
Species: amandae

Category:

Tropicals and Tender Perennials

Epiphytes

Height:

6-12 in. (15-30 cm)

Spacing:

12-15 in. (30-38 cm)

Hardiness:

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:

Plant has spines or sharp edges; use extreme caution when handling

Bloom Color:

White/Near White

Inconspicuous/none

Bloom Time:

Unknown - Tell us

Foliage:

Grown for foliage

Evergreen

Variegated

Bronze-Green

Leathery-Textured

Other details:

Drought-tolerant; suitable for xeriscaping

This plant is monocarpic

Suitable for growing in containers

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:

Unknown - Tell us

Gardeners' Notes:

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Neutral

On Dec 19, 2007, MotherNature4 from Bartow, FL (Zone 9a) wrote:

This species is stoloniferous, to about 20cm in height. It has a tubular form without many leaves. The leaves have faint banding, are olive green with reddish coloring. The flower petals are white.
It was first collected in Brazil in 1974.