An exceptional plant
A bromeliad native to South America. Billbergia nutans is an epiphyte or 'air plant' with narrow funnel-shaped foliage. It has REALLY beautiful inflorescences in May and June in temperate climates or in December - February as a house-plant.
Its flowers range in colour from shrimp pink to blue and green, with lemon yellow stamens.
Height: 40 cm.
Easy to grow in subdued light. Fill the funnels twice per month during the growing season. Use orchid fertiliser once per month. In the winter, spray with a mist of softened water.
Hardy to 6 °C.
- 0,7 litre pot
- Hardiness zones : zone 9-10
- Height: 30 to 50cm
- Plant spacing: 50 cm
- Flower colour: pink
- Flowering period: spring flowers