The Neoregelia smithii is a species that shares similarities with tristis. It is a petite plant with light green leaves displaying purple speckles and subtle spines. When exposed to bright light, the purple mottling becomes more pronounced, nearly obscuring the green base. This intriguing species has been used to create numerous hybrid varieties that are highly valued today.
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.