Originating from Brazil, Vriesea sucrei is a captivating plant species. Despite its small stature, it forms a delightful rosette that can reach up to 15 inches in width. The glossy green leaves are a sight to behold, with their remarkable dark purple to black undersides, adding an element of intrigue. The inflorescence of Vriesea sucrei takes the form of a magenta-colored paddle-like spike with yellow pods, which eventually give way to beautiful yellow flowers. The blooming period typically lasts around a week, providing a delightful burst of color. It's worth noting that Vriesea sucrei is sensitive to cold temperatures and requires proper protection in colder climates.
Growth habit: Small
Light requirements: Low Light: Suitable for areas with limited or indirect light, away from direct sunlight. Can thrive in shady conditions with minimal natural light.
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.