Aechmea Cylindrata Bromeliad
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Care and Culture, Classification
This has a long cylindrical flower spike in June, up to 9 in (23cm) long and 2 in (5cm) in diameter, of rose-pink bracts enclosing pale blue flowers, which are followed by long-lasting pink berries.
It is on of the smaller Aechmea, with a rosette 1 1/2 ft (45cm) in diameter, comprising firm green leaves edged with small brown spines. It comes from Brazil.
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