Alcantarea imperialis 'Silver Plum'

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Common Name: Bromiliad Silver Plum

Description: Alcantarea imperialis are large bromeliads that originate from Brazil. Its base grows to up to 1.5m wide and has a a dense rosette of wide strap-like corrugated leaves with a smooth margins. The leaves are silvery/green upper-sides and dark burgundy red undersides. The plant can take from between 8- 20 years to flower, when it does, it produces a 3m tall flower spike which can last for 12 months.

Mature Size: 1.5m (h) x 1.5m (w)

Position: Full Sun to part sun