Puya spathacea (?) blooming

sdandyApril 26, 2009

This poor puya happens to be in a fairly exposed spot...ie-where unmonitored little brats stomp on it and break off pieces of the inflorescence. I guess its not vicious enough with its teeth! But it has still managed to flower. It was divided from a clump that is in a much more shaded area and we weren't even sure it was a puya until now. Although beat up, does anyone concur or disagree with my guess that its a puya spathacea?

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rickta66(Brisbane)

Andy,

I don't grow any Puyas but it looks to me like the photo on FCBS and there are are couple of returns under Google images that look similar.

Rick

    Bookmark   April 28, 2009 at 7:55AM
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splinter1804

Hi Andy - I don't grow Puyas either but I can still admire your plant's flower colour, I find it most unusual and attractive.

All the best, Nev.

    Bookmark   April 28, 2009 at 4:49PM
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