Portea alatisepala 'Purple'

Portea alatisepala is endemic to the state of Bahia and the Atlantic Forest biome, located in southeastern Brazil. The foliage of this  'Purple' clone is attractive all year long, of a strong copper-purple colour. It is a majestic ornamental despite its spiny margins.

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Portea alatisepala is endemic to the state of Bahia and the Atlantic Forest biome, located in southeastern Brazil. The foliage of this  'Purple' clone is attractive all year long, of a strong copper-purple colour. It is a majestic ornamental despite its spiny margins.

It bears a tall inforescence with pink axis and bracts and purple flowers, followed by dark purple berries.

This plant makes a majestic specimen for landscaping in the garden or conservatory.


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By Bocabroms - Own work, CC BY-SA 3.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=30422546
By Daderot - Own work, CC0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=67096102
Cultivation Protected
Plant origin America
Presentation Bare root
Max. Size 70cm-100cm
Botanical family Bromeliaceae
Light Sun
Minimum winter temperature 5 ºC to 15 ºC
Flowering Season Summer
Plant type Herbaceous
Color Violet
Care Pot
Shape Perennials
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