Aechmea orlandiana 'White Knight'
Aechmea Orlandiana 'White Knight' is a notable cultivar within the orlandiana species, named by Jim Irvin. This particular clone of orlandiana exhibits a large size with an upright growth habit, while the lower leaves gracefully droop, creating a characteristic "skirt" effect commonly seen in the species. The standout feature of 'White Knight' is its white background coloration, which can develop a pinkish blush under strong light. The leaves have a captivating pattern of dark brown and dark green mottling.
To emulate the natural growth of Orlandiana species in the wild, it is recommended to mount 'White Knight' on trees, utilizing its strong roots to attach and thrive.
Growth habit: Small
Light requirements: Strong filtered light: Prefers moderate levels of light, such as bright indirect light or filtered sunlight. Thrives in well-lit spaces without direct exposure to intense sunlight.
Plant size and bare root info
Fully Grown is an established plant with a root system. Please be aware that our fully grown plants will be shipped without blossoms, as this ensures their safe transportation and upon arrival, they will have the potential to bloom under proper care.
An Offset (pup) is a baby shoot that develops at the base of the plant, rooting to form a new plant identical to its parent.
All plants are shipped bare root. No pot and no soil.