Aechmea Lueddemanniana Mend
A hybrid, originating from Brazil, they sit on a lovely plumage of thin pointed glossy leaves with cream and pink edges. If you're looking for an eye-catcher this is your guy...you certainly won't miss it in a crowd! Even better this a super low maintenance plant, great for a beginner or someone with a busy lifestyle!
How to care for your Aechmea -
Water: Water sparingly once soil feels dry.
Light: Allow bright indirect light, direct light can cause discoloration.
Humidity: They love warmth and humidity, a bathroom or kitchen would be a perfect spot.
Temperature: They prefer warm temperatures about 20 degrees C.
Other info -
I might re-flower if you let me dry out in the centre, and pop me in a plastic bag with an apple in it. The gas from the decomposing apple can stimulate new growth!
Pot size: 19cm
Approx height not including pot: 35cm
Toxic to cats & dogs? Yes