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£7.99  Billbergia nutans - 2Ltr    


  
Billbergia nutans - 2Ltr
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Plant Details

Soil Type: Fertile/moist/well-drained
Soil PH: Acid, Neutral
Seasonal Interest: Multi-seasonal
Evergreen?: Yes
Hardiness  Hardy - recommended for a sheltered south or west facing position. Protect in severe cold.
Picture By Shu Suehiro (Own work) [GFDL or CC-BY-3.0], via Wikimedia Commons


(Queen's tears)
Family Bromeliacae

A native of Brazil, this easy and fast growing bromeliad has upright rosettes of bronze/green, long, slightly tapering, waxy leaves. The leaves can grow up to 30cm and are very finely toothed on their margins. It produces arching stems of cascading pink bracted flowers with pale green petals with blue margins.
Grow in moist, humus rich soil in shade. Hardy in sheltered gardens although leaves may be scorched by hard frost.

Eventual mature plant size :
Height 40cm

 
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