Aechmea blanchetiana 'Orange' 1
Aechmea blanchetiana 'Orange' 1

Aechmea blanchetiana 'Orange'
(Bromeliad)
USDA Zone: 10B - 11
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Origin: Brazil, South America
Type: Perennial; Herbaceous

Typical Height: 2’-3’
(0.6–0.9mts)
Typical Spread: 2’-3’
(0.6–0.9mts)

Growth: Slow
Drought Tolerance: High   
Salt Tolerance: Low
Wind Tolerance: N/A
Foliage Color: Green-Orange
Flower Color: Red; Yellow
Flowering Season: Spring
Flower Feature: Showy
Light Needs: Medium-High
Nutritional Needs: Low
Human Hazards: Spiny
Family: Bromeliaceae
Propagation: Division
Leaf Type: Simple Spiny leaf margin
Texture: Coarse
Environmental Issues: None

Typical sizes at the nursery:
3G
7G


Typical planting distance:
24” O.C.
(0.6mts)

Common Uses: Mass planting; Container; Above-ground planter; Suitable for growing indoors; Rock garden
Category: Accents

Notes: Attractive orange foliage with red tips; Easy care;
Tropical; Attractive to bees, butterflies and birds;

In this Photo:
Aechmea blanchetiana 'Orange'
(Bromeliad)
3' OA  Height
2.5' Wide
2' O.C

Veitchia montgomeryana
Montgomery Palm

All sizes are approximates
Photo taken by:
All Landscape Data, Inc.
June 2013
Miami
Florida USA

Sources:
Betrock’s
Plant Finder

Internet Sources:
http://edis.ifas.ufl.edu/fp014

http://davesgarden.com/guides/pf/go/74038/

http://plantaestore.com/flowering-plants/bromeliad-plants/orange-bromeliad-aechmea-blanchetiana-orange.html