On Jun 14, 2005, Cearbhaill from Russell, KY (Zone 6b) wrote:
This is a most versatile landscape bromeliad for areas where suitable. It grows in sun or shade and is as prolific as all egt out. After having bought only one eight years ago I must have 50 of them now- and all my friends have them also.
They will grow huge and flat in the sun and in a more upright vase-like shape when grown in shade.
This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:
Bartow, Florida Big Pine Key, Florida Biscayne Park, Florida Broadview-pompano Park, Florida Cheval, Florida Fort Pierce, Florida Fruitville, Florida Haverhill, Florida Inverness, Florida Juno Beach, Florida Keystone, Florida Lutz, Florida Navarre, Florida New Port Richey, Florida New Smyrna Beach, Florida North Andrews Gardens, Florida Ocoee, Florida Orangetree, Florida South Daytona, Florida Tampa, Florida Titusville, Florida Baton Rouge, Louisiana Alden, New York Houston, Texas Reid Hope King, Texas Victoria, Texas