Aechmea gamosepala growing herbaceous Bromeliad of the genus Aechmea also known as Blue rain plant, Aechmea gamosepala perennial evergreen or cold annual used as ornamental cut flower, can grow in tropics climate or as houseplant and growing in hardiness zone 12+.
Leaves color green with light or darker patch of color, the leaves grow in rosette structure in elliptic and sharp in the point with little spines all the edge of the leaves.
Aechmea gamosepala flower
Flower color purple, pink, red in cone shape the top of the flowers can be blue, white or purple, flowers grow on stem in inflorescence.
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Requirements for Aechmea gamosepala growing and care:
Well drain soil, moist soil, warm climate, more than ( 15C 59F) can survive 10C but not recommend
What is the best way to start growing?
Plant / Vegetative Reproduction
Is it necessary to graft or use vegetative reproduction?
Difficulties or problems when growing:
Mosquitoes that grow inside the leaves
Recommended planting season?
Pests and diseases:
How to prune:
Dead leaves and flowers
Size of the plant:
20-50cm, 8-20 inches
Growth speed in optimal condition:
Small amount of water, need to put water in the middle of the rosette leaves
Light conditions in optimal condition for growing:
Is it possible to grow as houseplant?
Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers:
Autumn / Winter, but you can provoke the bloom in any season (not recommend)
General information about the flower:
purple, pink, red in cone shape the top of the flowers can be blue, white or purple, flowers grow on stem in inflorescence