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Acanthostachys, Aechmea, Billbergeria

 

Acanthostachys pitcairnioides

Has upright, very thin, deeply channeled leaves, heavily armed with black spines and a short inflorescence nested within the foliage with large, light blue flowers. Forms large clusters making an interesting hanging basket. Mature Size: 24" tall X 18" wide.

Bare Root Division $6.00

Acanthostachys strobilacea

Surely a real oddity, it's leaves are long and round in cross section and deeply channeled, hanging in cascades. A clumping plant, great hanging basket specimen. The inflorescence is a small cone of yellow-orange on leaf-like stem. Mature Size: 24" tall X 30" wide.

Bare Root Division $8.00


 

Aechmea 'Big Harv'

A Bullis hybrid, it is a very large grower with 4 to 5 inch stiff wide leaves in a funnel form that turn a burnt orange color in strong light. The inflorescence is a large branching head of yellow with red-colored bracts. four feet tall or more in bloom that holds color for 6 to 8 months. Mature Size: 48" tall X 48" wide. Conditions; Warm, Sun to Partial Shade, Somewhat Damp, Summer Bloomer

(LIMITED STOCK)

Offset $25.00

Mature Plant $49.00

Aechmea 'Little Harv'

A huge beauty with wide gray leaves in an upright rosette a eye catching large inflorescence of yellow branches and wide, pink bracts. Makes a spectacular landscape specimen planting. Can be acclimated to full sun. Mature Size: 48" tall X 36" wide. Conditions; Warm, Some Sun, Somewhat Damp, Summer Bloomer

(LIMITED STOCK)

Offset $25.00

Mature Plant $49.00

Aechmea 'Bittersweet'

A Kent hybrid of (orlandiana x (dichlamydea v. trinitensis x weilbachii)). Broad leaves in an upright funnel. The base color is green pattern of brownish spots and bars with a bronzy cast, rose hue in strong light. The inflorescence is a long lasting cluster of upright branches with yellow sepals and orange bracts. Mature Size: 20" tall X 24" wide.

Warm, Partial Shade, Somewhat Damp, Spring Bloomer

Offset $12.00

Aechmea 'Blue Tango'

A Bolis hybrid amazing looking plant, once seen is not forgotten. Green foliage in an upright open rosette, and a massive inflorescence, bright to deep blue branching on a deep hot pink scape. Conditions; Warm, Partial Shade to Some Sun, Somewhat Damp, Spring - Summer Bloomer, can bloom at other times.

Mature Size: 30" tall X 24" wide

Offset $25.00

Mature Plant $49.00

Aechmea 'Bonnie's Pearl'

Erect green leaves in a symmetrical vase-shaped rosette. The inflorescence is a dense panicle of whitish berries that will change to a purple color, lasting a very long time.

Mature Size: 30" tall X 30" wide

Offset $20.00

Mature Plant $49.00

Aechmea 'Del Mar'

Similar to Ae. 'Blue Tango', but a smaller compact, upright rosette. The inflorescence is a dep pink rachis and many blue buds blossoms. Mature Size: 24" tall X 20" wide.

Mature Plant $30.00

Aechmea 'Fireball'

A ‘black’ Aechmea hybrid that is of course a very deep burgundy colored. The inflorescence is semi-pendant, flower is a cluster of orange berry-like bracts with dark blue bud like petals. Mature Size: 18" tall X 20" wide.

Mature Plant $20

Offset $12.00

 

Aechmea 'Flamingo'

A hybrid of (fendleri x chantinii) made in 1964 by Yamamoto. An upright spreading rosette of reddish-silver arching leaves. The inflorescence is a beautiful panicle of reddish, pink hue branches. Mature Size: 30" tall X 24" wide.

Offset $22.00

Mature Plant $49.00

Aechmea 'Foster's Favorite'

A flaring plant with somewhat narrow, wine-red undside color leaves in stoloniferous rosette. A pendant inflorences, sessile flowers, raceme with large red berries, making it well suited for a hanging pot. Mature Size: 16" tall X 10" wide.

Offset $4.00

Aechmea 'Foster's Freckles'

A Mulford Foster hybrid (fendleri with orlandiana). Light green leaves, upright rosette with lots of spotting of deep brownish-purple. Mature Size: 18" tall X 24" wide. Conditions; Warm, Partial Shade, Somewhat Damp

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Offset $10.00

Aechmea 'Gympie Gold'

The plants are upright somewhat tubular with gray-green leaves and an inflorescence resembling both parents, Ae. gamosepala x caudata, pink spikes and yellow flowers. Mature Size: 24" tall X 12" wide. Conditions; Warm, Partial Shade to Some Sun, Somewhat Damp, Spring Bloomer (( Fairly Cold Hardy ))

Aechmea 'John Anderson'

A Chester Skotak hybrid, plant is a medium sized upright rosette of lighter green leaves, with a branching inflorescence of yellow berries. A hybrid of Ae. pedicellata 'Nelwyn' and Ae. Chantinii ‘Yellow'. Mature Size: 12" tall X 20" wide. Conditions; Warm, Partial Shade to Some Sun, Somewhat Damp, Summer Bloomer

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Offset $6.00

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Aechmea 'Pilfered'

A Chester Skotak hybrid of Ae. fendleri and Ae. 'Blue Tango'. Plant is variegated with red tinted foliage and a spectacular blue and pink inflorescence. Mature Size: 18" tall X 24" wide. Conditions; Warm, Some Sun, Somewhat Damp, Autunm Bloomer

(LIMITED STOCK)

Offset $45.00

Aechmea 'Pink Buttons'

A Hummel hybrid, narrow upright rosy reddish hue covers leaves, mostly underside. Pink bloom I have not seen yet. Mature Size: 12" tall X 10" wide.

Conditions; Warm, Partial Shade, Somewhat Damp, Blooms unknown time

(LIMITED STOCK)

Mature Plant $12.50

 

Aechmea 'Raspberry'

An Ae. aripensis hybrid upright rosette of wide green leaves, inflorescence cmpact cluster of short raspberry colored branches. Mature Size: 30" tall x 20" wide.

Conditions; Warm, Partial Shade, Somewhat Damp

(LIMITED STOCK) (( Frost Free ))

Offset $22.50

Mature Plant $55.00

Aechmea 'Romero'

Plant has stiff silvery-gray leaves in a vase like rosette with a long lasting inflorescence that is a cluster of reddish to lavender, with a silvery dusting.

Conditions; Warm, Some Sun, Somewhat Damp, Summer Bloomer

Offset $5.00

Mature Plant $12.50