Bromeliaceae is a large family of herbaceous plants native to the Americas. Just like many orchids, they naturally grow on tree branches or above rocks and cliffs. Bromeliads are highly appreciated because of their incredible colours and their ease of growth in pots.
We offer a fine selection of bromeliads that are never available through garden centres in Europe. Large scale distribution mostly sells green, thin-leaved hybrids. Our shop keeps an ever-increasing offer of the species with the toughest and most colourful leaves, better adapted to hot and cold conditions of outdoor life. All our bromeliads are shipped as bare root “pups”. These are the robust basal suckers produced after blooming. Bromeliads travel amazingly well in the mail and they are also cheap to ship. Our robust pups will often bloom in less than one year.
This is an unusual and elegant terrestrial bromeliad with spineless silvery leaves. Leaves are soft and velvety to touch. Established plants will bloom with huge "sprays" of pink flowers. Hechtia tillandsioides is native to Mexico (States of Hidalgo and Mexico). It takes frost and feels at home in Mediterranean climates !
Mid sized bromeliad from the coastal restingas in Bahia, with an upright crown of lime-green wide leaves, eventually tipped in red. Young plants are all green, slightly mottled and tips become more and more red when the plant gets larger, especially if a bit stressed for sun, or cold. Then most of the leaves turn purple-red when the plant blooms.
This is the supreme clone selected from wild plants, released some years ago from Bullis Bromeliads, in the USA. Leaves are wider and the center of the rosette turns bright purple when blooming. It withstands light frost.
A gift of nature! This mid-large species from Río de Janerio has showy red and green blotches and a wide water tank. It was described in 1983 as a species but it was considered a natural hybrid during a few years. It belongs to the Neoregelia johannis complex, with thick wide leaves, but markings are much like Neoregelia marmorata.
It is the largest of all neoregelias and also one of the cold-hardiest. Astonishing colourful rosettes with wide leaves, 50-90 cm in diameter... or more! Wide, light green leaves with showy pink/purple banding. Give morning sun or light-shade. To be precise, this wild form of Neoregelia johannis belong to the clone named Fairchild.
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