Return to the Bromeliad Forum | Post a Follow-Up

Puya spathacea (?) blooming

Posted by sdandy (My Page) on
Sun, Apr 26, 09 at 0:46

This poor puya happens to be in a fairly exposed 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?



Follow-Up Postings:

RE: Puya spathacea (?) blooming


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.


RE: Puya spathacea (?) blooming

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.

 o Post a Follow-Up

Please Note: Only registered members are able to post messages to this forum.

    If you are a member, please log in.

    If you aren't yet a member, join now!

Return to the Bromeliad Forum

Information about Posting

  • You must be logged in to post a message. Once you are logged in, a posting window will appear at the bottom of the messages. If you are not a member, please register for an account.
  • Please review our Rules of Play before posting.
  • Posting is a two-step process. Once you have composed your message, you will be taken to the preview page. You will then have a chance to review your post, make changes and upload photos.
  • After posting your message, you may need to refresh the forum page in order to see it.
  • Before posting copyrighted material, please read about Copyright and Fair Use.
  • We have a strict no-advertising policy!
  • If you would like to practice posting or uploading photos, please visit our Test forum.
  • If you need assistance, please Contact Us and we will be happy to help.

Learn more about in-text links on this page here