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PlantFiles: Bromeliad, Neoregelia
Neoregelia amandae

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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

Profile:

No positives
1 neutral
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

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Neutral MotherNature4 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.



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