Bromeliad, Neoregelia
Neoregelia zaslawskyi

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

Category:

Tropicals and Tender Perennials

Epiphytes

Foliage Color:

Bronze-Green

Pink

Bloom Characteristics:

Unknown - Tell us

Water Requirements:

Drought-tolerant; suitable for xeriscaping

Where to Grow:

Unknown - Tell us

Height:

6-12 in. (15-30 cm)

Spacing:

9-12 in. (22-30 cm)

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:

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

Bloom Color:

Violet/Lavender

Inconspicuous/none

Bloom Time:

N/A

Foliage:

Leathery-Textured

Other details:

Unknown - Tell us

Soil pH requirements:

6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)

6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)

Patent Information:

Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:

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

This plant is monocarpic

Seed Collecting:

Unknown - Tell us

Gardeners' Notes:

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On Jan 5, 2008, MotherNature4 from Bartow, FL (Zone 9a) wrote:

I can't say this is a very pretty plant, but is important to collectors. It doesn't have very many leaves and they bend outward. The leaves turn pink toward the bottom and red in the base, with a grayish color outside. The flowers are a pretty pinkish lavender.