Aechmea grow and care – epiphyte herbaceous Bromeliad of the genus Aechmea also known as Amazonian zebra plant, Aechmea perennial evergreen or cold annual used as ornamental cut flower, can grow in tropics, subtropical, mediterranean climate or indoor as houseplant and growing in hardiness zone 10b+ (some species less resistance to the cold and can grow in hardiness zone 11+ or 12+ .

Leaves color can be: green or purple with light or darker patch of color and can be variegate: green with white or purple with white, the leaves grow in rosette structure in elliptic to spear shape and sharp in the point with little spines all the edge of the leaves.

Aechmea flower

Flower color can be: purple, pink, red, green, orange, yellow or more than one color, flowers grow on stems in inflorescence variety of shapes.

Bracts shape can be like: cone, drops, round, spear and some spices with hive shape flowers and colors can be: pink, yellow, red, yellow, brown, green, orange, purple or more than one color.

Aechmea for sale – Seeds or Plants to Buy


Blooming Seasons
  • Autumn flowers
  • Spring flowers
  • Summer flowers
  • Winter flowers
Flower colors
  • Blue flower
  • Brown flowers
  • Green flower
  • Orange flower
  • Pink flower
  • Purple flower
  • Red flower
  • White flower
  • Yellow flower
  • Mediterranean Climate
  • Subtropics Climate
  • Tropics Climate
Leaf color
  • Brown leaves
  • Gray leaves
  • Orange leaves
  • Purple leaf
  • White leaves
  • Yellow leaf
Ornamental parts
  • Ornamental flower
  • Ornamental leaves
  • Ornamental plant
Plant growing speed
  • Average growing plants
Plant life-form
  • Bromeliad
  • Epiphyte
  • Evergreen
  • Herbaceous
  • Perennial plant
Plant Uses
  • Colored leaves
  • Floristry
  • Indoor plants
  • Ornamental plants
Planting Season
  • Autumn Planting
  • Spring Planting
  • Summer planting
  • Winter planting
Plants sun exposure
  • Part shade Plants
  • Shade Plants
Watering plants
  • Small amounts of water
Hardiness zone
  • Hardiness zone 10
  • Hardiness zone 11
  • Hardiness zone 12
  • Hardiness zone 13