Aechmea aquilega

Large landscaping bromeliad with wide, hard leaves. Colour turns from green to purple or orange-yellow according to light and temperature. Ornamental pink-orange inflorescences in Summer, lasting 2-3 months. Hardy to light, short frost.

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Aechmea aquilega is a large landscaping bromeliad with wide, hard leaves and tall, ornamental orange inflorescences grow in Summer, lasting 2-3 months. Leaves are wide and their colour turns from green to purple or orange-yellow according to light and temperature.

Hardy to to light, short frost of about -2 C (28 F), but it is better kept above + 6 C.

For large species such as this one, we select and ship to your home cuttings of 35-50 cm. The weight is 300-600 grams. Pups of large species will often lack roots and can take 2 – 3 years to reach maturity. We ship worldwide.

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Cultivation Protected
Plant origin America
Presentation Bare root
Botanical family Bromeliaceae
Light Sun
Plant type Herbaceous
Care Pot
Shape Perennials
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