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Vriesea Carinata

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About Vriesea Carinata

A dramatic indoor plant with an attractive branching flower spikes available in a range of colours.

Vriesea is a genus of the botanical family Bromeliaceae, subfamily Tillandsioideae. The genus name is for Willem Hendrik de Vriese, Dutch botanist, physician (1806–1862). Its species are widespread over Mexico, Central America, South America and the West Indies.

Care Advice

Likes a well lit area but needs to be kept out of direct sunlight - this will prolong the life of the flower, however this variety will adapt to the outdoors provided again it is not in direct sunight.

Water / Fertiliser

Keep the soil moist but not wet; never allow the plant to sit in water. Fertilise once per month at half the rates indicated on your fertiliser instructions. Apply the fertiliser solution to the cup of the plant.

 

Vriesea Como
Vriesea Como
 
Vriesea Davine
Vriesea Davine
 
Vriesea El Salmon
Vriesea El Salmon
 
Vriesea Spika
Vriesea Spika
 
Vriesea Kallisto
Vriesea Kallisto
 
Lifestyle Vriesea
Lifestyle Vriesea
 
Vriesea Latina
Vriesea Latina
 
Vriesea Sagitta
Vriesea Sagitta
 
Vriesea Stream
Vriesea Stream
 
Vriesea Taurus
Vriesea Taurus