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PlantFiles: Bromeliad
X Quesmea 'Lymanii'

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Family: Bromeliaceae (bro-mee-lee-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: X Quesmea (KWES-mee-uh) (Info)
Cultivar: Lymanii

3 members have or want this plant for trade.

Category:
Epiphytes

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

Spacing:
Unknown - Tell us

Hardiness:
USDA Zone 8b: to -9.4 C (15 F)
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:
Full Sun
Sun to Partial Shade
Light Shade

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

Bloom Color:
Red

Bloom Time:
Late Winter/Early Spring
Mid Spring
Late Spring/Early Summer

Foliage:
Unknown - Tell us

Other details:
Unknown - Tell us

Soil pH requirements:
Unknown - Tell us

Patent Information:
Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:
By dividing rhizomes, tubers, corms or bulbs (including offsets)
Allow cut surface to callous over before planting

Seed Collecting:
Unknown - Tell us

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By aking1a
Thumbnail #1 of X Quesmea  by aking1a

By miltoniv
Thumbnail #2 of X Quesmea  by miltoniv

Profile:

1 positive
No neutrals
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

RatingAuthorContent
Positive aking1a On Aug 23, 2004, aking1a from Baton Rouge, LA (Zone 8b) wrote:

It is a bigeneric, a cross between two genera, Aechmea and Quesnelia, specifically it is a cross of Quesnelia testudo X Aechmea distichantha v. schlumbergeri Very tough plant for landscaping.

I call it Killer because of the severe thorns on the foliage.

Regional...

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

High Springs, Florida
Baton Rouge, Louisiana



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