Rosettes with spineless, green-silvery leaves bear powdery pink spikes with sky-blue flowers in late summer - "Coelestis" means sky-blue! Then, colourful pink-orange fruits will persist through winter until mid-spring. It does fine in cool temperatures but should be protected from frost.
Native to the endangered Atlantic forest of SE Brazil, in Espírito Santo to Santa Catarina. Rosettes with spineless, green-silvery leaves will produce powdery pink spikes with sky-blue flowers in late summer. Then, colourful pink-orang fruits will persist through winter until mid-spring. Actually, "coelestis" means sky-blue. It does fine in cool temperatures but should be protected from frost.
We offer one bare-rooted plant of Aechmea coelestis, of 15-20 cm, able to flower in one year. We ship worldwide.
Visit THIS LINK and see pictures of our plants on the packing desk and learn more about what we ship, including some bromeliads.
|Minimum winter temperature||0 ºC to 10 ºC|
|Flowering Season||Cooler Months|