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2 years to reach maturity
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Vriesea fenestralis Overview
Vriesea fenestralis is an attractive evergreen perennial plant from the Bromeliaceae family. It produces rosettes of strap-shaped foliage measuring approximately 60cm in length. Leaves are green in colour with attractive lighter mottling. Suits growing indoors as a houseplant. Flowers are borne on erect spikes, these are tubular and surrounded by showy modified leaves known as bracts. This species originates from Brazil and is typically grown for the foliage.
How to propagate Vriesea fenestralis
Propagation is by offsets or seeds in the spring.
Special features of Vriesea fenestralis
Other uses of Vriesea fenestralis
The flowers open at night and have a smell of rotten fruit, in the wild they are pollinated by bats.