Origin

Bromeliaceae from Brazil and British Guiana.

Shape & Colour 

A very decorative plant with densely rosetted, long, cross-striped leaves. The sword-shaped inflorescence with free red petals will keep up to six months. Yellow apex.

Light

It will not stand direct sunlight.

Fertilisation

Use liquid manure slightly via the leaf funnels.

Temperature

It favours moist heat, but normal indoor temperature is sufficient.

Season

All the year round.