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Old 6th May 2018
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Re: Communal flowers, trees, plants and fungi thread

Originally Posted by Gate Keeper View Post
Billbergia vittata Domingos Martins Bromeliad Several grow in the garden, much sought after and apparently each one sells in pots for 85 USD each in USA. Likes indirect sun and warm climate. Mature size 8"x16" (not edited or cropped)
Nice shot.

I grow B. nutans, which is similar, but with pastel pink bracts. Mine is from wild-collected seed, sown many decades ago. I have to grow mine in the cool greenhouse, protecting it from frost.

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