help identifying

saint john, Canada

I purchased these plants from walmart yesterday, I think (am probably wrong) that they are bromlide. Any input would be amazing, they are such beautiful plants.

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Raleigh, NC(Zone 7b)

You are correct, they are in the Bromeliaceae family.
Cryptanthus cultivars - maybe someone else will know which ones.

Spring, TX

I agree that they look like Cryptanthus and they are probably hybrids of some kind.

saint john, Canada

Wow, thank you both for the help, you have given me a starting point most definitely. Google image here I come lol.

First time I have used this forum by the way. Very helpful indeed.
Kind regards

Clarksville, TN(Zone 6b)

The first and third are definitely Cryptanthus. The center plant may be a young Orthophytum (perhaps O. gurkenii).

Clarksville, TN(Zone 6b)

Another thought ... center plant may be Cryptanthus zonatus.

Prairieville, LA(Zone 9a)

Here are links to a few species and cultivars of Cryptanthus. (just click on a name at the left for an image)

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