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James Burghardt

(Aechmea, Variegated Mexican Bromeliad)

Beautiful apple-green leaves banded with creamy light yellow and teethed edges in the shaped of a mounding fountain describes the variegated Mexican bromeliad's foliage and the flower spike is a candle-like spire of pink flowers and white fruits. A tender perennial bromeliad that can be grown as an epiphyte (mounted upon another plant) or propped in soil, it is native from Mexico southward into extreme northern South America.

The long, broad, strappy leaves are a light green with wide outer...

(Aechmea, Orland's Bromeliad)

A carnival of color and texture in its foliage, Orland's bromeliad has apple-green leaves with dark red stripes and speckles and eventually forms a red flower spike with yellow blossoms. A tender tropical perennial bromeliad that is an epiphyte (grows upon other plants like trees), it is native to southern Brazil. It may also be propped in well-draining soil to look ground-dwelling but ideally protected from frost.

The wide strap-like leaves form a vase-shaped rosette that holds water in the...

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James Burghardt

(Aechmea, Ensign Aechmea, Ensign Bromeliad, Ensign Orland's Aechmea Bromeliad)

A carnival of color and texture in its foliage, the Ensign bromeliad has apple-green and white leaves with pink-red stripes and speckles and eventually forms a red flower spike with yellow blossoms. A tender tropical perennial bromeliad that is an epiphyte (grows upon other plants like trees), it is native to southern Brazil. It may also be propped in well-draining soil to look ground-dwelling but it is very tender to frosts.

The wide strap-like leaves form a vase-shaped rosette that holds water...

Image of Aechmea pabstii photo by: Mark A. Miller

Mark A. Miller

(Aechmea, Bromeliad)

There are approximately 200 diverse species in the genus Aechmea. The great majority are epiphytic (tree-dwelling) but a few are terrestrial (ground-dwelling). All species are evergreen tender perennials distributed throughout the forests of the American tropics.

The leaves of these plants are alternating, stiff and usually form bold, upright rosettes. Leaf color varies widely. Aechmea flowers are three-petaled and borne from branched clusters of floral bracts. These vary...

(Aechmea, Bromeliad)

There are approximately 200 diverse species in the genus Aechmea. The great majority are epiphytic (tree-dwelling) but a few are terrestrial (ground-dwelling). All species are evergreen tender perennials distributed throughout the forests of the American tropics.

The leaves of these plants are alternating, stiff and usually form bold, upright rosettes. Leaf color varies widely. Aechmea flowers are three-petaled and borne from branched clusters of floral bracts. These vary...

(Basket Vine, Hot Flash Lipstick Plant, Lipstick Plant)

One of the prettiest and easiest to grow of the lipstick plants, 'Hot Flash' is a compact plant with large orange-red blooms with light color striations. The flowers are held upright in clusters at the ends of the branches. This vigorous, floriferous hybrid is a cross between Aeschynanthus evrardii and Aeschynanthus hildebrandii and a favorite plant for containers or hanging baskets. It was hybridized by B. Schwarz in 1984.

This tropical is a semi-trailing evergreen perennial...

Image of Aeschynanthus marmoratus photo by: James H. Schutte

James H. Schutte

(Zebra Basket Vine)

Imagine walking through the humid rainforests of Southeast Asia and encountering a plant with mottled, snake-like leaves dangling above your head in a tree. You eyes may fool you to think the sprawling, dangling stems are indeed a preying critter ready to attack. The zebra basket vine poses no such threat, but will intrigue you with its foliage and tubular flowers. This mounding to semi-trailing tender perennial subshrub is native to Myanmar, Thailand and Malaysia. It is epiphytic - growing on another...

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International Flower Bulb Centre

(African Lily, Lily-of-the-Nile)

The large blooms of 'Blue Moon' are silvery blue and appear atop tall sturdy stems. This is one of the best pale colored forms. Lily-of-the-Nile is a dramatic, evergreen tender perennial grown for its large showy flower clusters. Where hardy, it is best grown in the landscape but in colder climates it may be maintained as a container specimen if provided a large spacious pot. Flowering is most profuse from late-spring through summer.

The long strap-like leaves of this tender perennial are...

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James H. Schutte

(African Lily, Lily-of-the-Nile)

The large beautifully colored blooms of 'Blue Triumphator' are violet-blue and appear atop sturdy stems. Each flower cluster has 30 to 50 florets. Lily-of-the-Nile is a dramatic, evergreen tender perennial. Where hardy, it is best grown in the landscape but in colder climates it may be maintained as a container specimen if provided a large spacious pot. This tends to be a summer bloomer, but bloom time can be variable depending on the local climate and water availability.

The long strap-like...

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Jesse Saylor

(African Lily, Lily-of-the-Nile)

The Blue Umbrella lily-of-the-Nile is a dramatic tender perennial grown for its large sky-blue flower clusters borne on long stalks above clumps of grassy dark green foliage. Often listed as a variant of the South African Agapanthus praecox ssp.orientalis, it is actually a hybrid. Where hardy, it is best grown in the landscape but in colder climates it may be maintained as a container specimen if provided a large spacious pot. Bloom time is variable, depending on the local climate...