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PlantFiles: Bromeliad, Pitcairnia
Pitcairnia sanguinea

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Family: Bromeliaceae (bro-mee-lee-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Pitcairnia (pit-KAYRN-ee-uh) (Info)
Species: sanguinea (san-GWIN-ee-a) (Info)

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Category:
Perennials
Tropicals and Tender Perennials

Height:
18-24 in. (45-60 cm)
24-36 in. (60-90 cm)

Spacing:
Unknown - Tell us

Hardiness:
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:
Full Sun
Sun to Partial Shade

Danger:
Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Color:
Red-Orange

Bloom Time:
Late Summer/Early Fall

Foliage:
Grown for foliage
Bronze-Green
Leathery-Textured
Red

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)
From seed; sow indoors before last frost
From seed; germinate in a damp paper towel
From seed; germinate in vitro in gelatin, agar or other medium

Seed Collecting:
Allow pods to dry on plant; break open to collect seeds
Seed does not store well; sow as soon as possible

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Regional...

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Brooksville, Florida
Loxahatchee, Florida
Naples, Florida



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