Plant ID, please

alys_esmond(9b Orlando)July 7, 2012

I have a secret gem of a Bromeliad hiding down by my propane tank. It's got lovely burgundy and red leaves, and it treated us to a surprise flowering a little while ago.

Any ideas what it is?

So I can get more?

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zzackey(8b GA)

We called it Lipstick because of the red tips on the leaves. It's very common in the yards of Vero Beach. It will send out babies at it's base.

    Bookmark   July 7, 2012 at 4:21PM
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carolb_w_fl(zone 9/10)

I have that kind as well - it reproduced prolifically from just a few plants I salvaged @ our local brush site & now carpets a large area under my Live Oak.

    Bookmark   July 8, 2012 at 10:58AM
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eric_9b(z9b Orlando)

Neoregelia spectabilis, a long cultivated plant in Florida

    Bookmark   July 9, 2012 at 9:29AM
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