Flowers are deep blue and red turning deeper with age and last about 6 months. The leaves have sharp spikes along the edges.
Size: height ~24″, width ~20″
Light: low to med
Water: keep water in central reservoir
Temperature: 55’F and up
patented by Bullis Bromeliads
Aechmea means spear
Aechmea family is spread through Mexico and South America, most of the species are epiphytes