Aechmea 'Vaquero' is an exceptional hybrid, resulting from the crossbreeding of Aechmea maculata (Red Form) and Aechmea pineliana v. minuta, skillfully accomplished by Grant Groves. This cultivar displays an upright growth habit, showcasing a tight and tubular shape. The stiff leaves are adorned with spines and feature light red bandings on both the inner and outer sides, adding to its visual appeal. The inflorescence emerges from a vibrant red bract, accompanied by striking yellow flowers. Aechmea 'Vaquero' is highly showy, capturing attention with its captivating foliage and attractive floral display.
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.