Frost-hardy Aechmea with blue-tipped green leaves, from the outskirts of a city named Blumenau, in the cool, wet South of Brazil. Spikes of yellow flowers are followed by colourful fruits, lasting months. It can take -7 C (20 F).
Beautiful Aechmea from the outskirts of a city named Blumenau, in the cool, wet South East of Brazil.
Aechmea blumenavii has blue-tipped green leaves. Inflorescences are spikes of yellow flowers produced in November - December. Flowers are followed by long-lasting orange-pink infructescences.
Aechmea blumenavii is an endangered species and it is classified as Rare by the IUCN.
It is still rare in cultivation, but it is considered frost-hardy. Aechmea blumenavii can appearently take low temperatures with little or no damage at -7 C (20 F) for several hours.
|Origine della pianta||America|
|Temperatura minima in inverno||-5 ºC a 0 ºC|
|Stagione della fioritura||Mesi più freddi|