Vriesea Splendide Bromeliad

There are over 250 species in this family which is closely related to tillandsia. These are are ‘tank epiphytes’ ( they collect water in a hollow )

Gently misting the leaves and bloom will help the bloom last longer.

Size: 18″-24″ tall by 24″-36″ wide
Light: low to medium ( filtered light is best )
Temperature: 60’F-80’F
Humidity: high
Water: keep water in the cup

Hybrid, one of the more difficult bromeliads to grow indoors, or outside, it can’t handle the winter cold.

Vriesea are native to forested coastlines in southern Brazil. They began cultivating them in the 1880s