With its tropical and exotic blooms, Guzmania is a great conversation piece. It has stiff, glossy green foliage with colorful bracts that can remain beautiful for up to 6 months. Keep it warm during its growth cycle, and cooler once the plant is in bloom.
Name: Guzmania lingulata
Size: 3 feet tall and wide
- Bright light
- 65-80 degrees, 60-65 in winter
- Moderately dry soil