Orthophytum gurknii

Austin, TX(Zone 8b)

The "blooms" on the stalk are actually new bromeliads, right?

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Ventress, LA(Zone 8b)

Hmm, that I have never seen before, but they do look like new pups.

Austin, TX(Zone 8b)

I actually left out an "e." It should be gurkenii.
I found that the new pups will grow just below the inflorescences before the mother plant dies.

Deep East Texas, TX(Zone 8a)

Yes they are new bromeliad plants. This plant will also pup at the base.

Austin, TX(Zone 8b)

Thanks podster!

Cape Coral, FL(Zone 10a)

Bigbubbles - I just bought one of these today. I am pretty new to bromeliads so if you have any tips to share that would be great.

I just thought this was so interesting looking!

Lee's Summit, MO(Zone 6a)

Wow - neat plant. I've never seen one like this.

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