Aechmea recurvata 'Blackie'
Aechmea recurvata 'Blackie' is a cultivar derived from recurvata 'Benrathii', featuring a strikingly dark, almost black base. This clump-forming plant maintains a compact size, reaching a height of around six inches or less. The flowering bud emerges from the center cup, staying relatively close to the middle leaves, and eventually blooms with beautiful violet-colored flowers. 'Blackie' is highly attractive, whether it is in bloom or not, thanks to its captivating foliage and unique coloration.
Growth habit: Miniature
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.