Aechmea recurvata v. ortgiesii
Aechmea recurvata v. ortgiesii is a distinctive species characterized by its triangular, stiff, and upright leaves. The spiny foliage showcases a greyish-green color that undergoes a striking transformation during the flowering season. At this time, the leaves turn bright orange to red, adding a vibrant burst of color. The lower leaves exhibit a grey tint, almost appearing black. The inflorescence consists of bright pink flowers that are held low within the central cup of the plant.
Aechmea recurvata v. ortgiesii is known for its resilience, making it an excellent choice for rock gardens, banks, rock walls, or when mounted on driftwood. This plant truly shines when acclimated to full sun, exhibiting a stunning and colorful display.
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.