Awesome Aechmea Bromeliad Flower Performance Continues!

  Just in time for #FloralFriday on theGardenPages; the flowers on my Aechmea just keep getting better. I showed you the prickly pink flowers when they first emerged from my Urn Plant. Now they have continued flowering with added features! The blooms develop what look like extra flowers consisting of deep blue petals deep inside Read More…

Blooming Aechmea Bromeliad Update for Friday Floral

The flowers on my aechmea plant are finally opening. They are on stalks about a foot long coming out of the center of the plant. The flower is about 6 inches wide from tendril to spiky tendril. Aechmeas can be grown in Sunset Zones 22 -24, or (USDA Zone 10 or above or hardy to Read More…

Amazing Aechmea; Unique Urn Plant Pink Prickly Posies

Can you identify this photo? No, these are not the tendrils of a sci-fi monster, or the top of a giant pink bug. Anticipation has been crackling in the air over here since this aechmea flower was discovered emerging from one of the urns in my silver urn plant. It was a few years ago Read More…

Hot Pink Bromeliad Flowers of Aechmea or Urn Plant

I’m late for my Friday Floral, so I’m making this weeks floral photo a doozy. This is an Aechmea, or Urn Plant or Pitcher Plant.  It is happily growing at my mother’s house and she reports that these flowers have been blooming since the summer! Unique Aechmea Urn Plant pink bromeliad flower These are native Read More…