Pretty looking plant with orangeish foliage. Rio de Janeiro, early autumn.
Close up of the inflorescence. Rio de Janeiro, early autumn.
bromeliad aechmea blanchetiana
growing in Hilo, Hawaii, at the University in full sun
Flowering plant at the University of Hawaii, Hilo
Aechmea (Aechmea blanchetiana) aglow in late afternoon sunlight in Maui (colors did not upload well - much brighter in original)
Aechmea (Aechmea blanchetiana) is a beautiful plant that catches ones eye very quickly. (As observed in Maui in October)
Aechmea (Aechmea blanchetiana) produces numerous pups and needs a large space in which to grow. (As observed in Maui in October)
This Aechmea (Aechmea blanchetiana) is more red than orange. (As observed in Maui in October)
A small Aechmea (Aechmea blanchetiana) that has leaves that are yellowish green. It is growing on top of a mountain in Maui.
Bloom spikes of an Aechmea (Aechmea blanchetiana) that is yellowish green and is growing in full sun on top of a mountain in Maui.
Aechmea Blanchetiana bromeliad growing near Tampa, FL
In my sister and brother in law's front yard
A. blanchetiana in my sister's yard
Entrance of Naples Botanical Garden lined with palms and bromeliads. Aechmea blanchetiana Orange
Bromeliad show, San Diego, May 2012
Taken at Harry P. Leu Gardens in Orlando, Florida. I highly recommend visiting this garden.
PHS Meadowbrook Farm, Pennsylvania. Photo courtesy of Karl Gercens. Copyright Karl Gercens. Conservatory Horticulturist at Longwood Gardens. http://www.karlgercens.com/