by mysew1325 10 Jul 2013

this is a bromilade and it blooms only once .. it will last about 5 to 6 months... it is very spikey and stiff.. almost artificial .. I have it in my patio..it is about 6 inches across and almost 6 inches tall..

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by gramsbear 15 Jul 2013

Amazing!!! Beautiful, thanx for sharing! never knew of this, Hugs, Judy

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by kezza2sew 14 Jul 2013

Wow isn't Nature amazing. To think of all the wonderful things God created we are so blessed aren't we? this one is extremely pretty. I have a few but not this one, may keep my eye out for one...thanks for sharing I just love flowers of all sorts.

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by mlbell70 14 Jul 2013

It would be truly amazing to see this flower

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by baydreamer 13 Jul 2013

beautiful thank-you for sharing this for all

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by clawton 13 Jul 2013

What a unique plant. I haven't seen one of those. It is beautiful.

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by sewilso 12 Jul 2013

That is beautiful!!!!

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by shirlener88 11 Jul 2013

What an amazing plant - it is so lovely.

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by cfidl 11 Jul 2013

Wow - it is gorgeous! How does the next one come, by seed?

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mysew1325 by mysew1325 11 Jul 2013

it has to grow a pup off the side of the plant .. then that plant will grow a new flower..

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by zoefzoef 11 Jul 2013

lovely flowers ! it since that they stay this beautifull for such a long time

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by airyfairy 11 Jul 2013

These are such beautiful plants. Thank you for sharing. Sarah.

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by noah 10 Jul 2013

Awesome i love flowers wish it wasn;t so cold so i cold grow some lovely ones .u are blessed !!hugs carolyn

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by 02kar Moderator 10 Jul 2013

Gorgeous. Thanks for sharing.

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by lenamae 10 Jul 2013

beautiful don't think I have ever saw one bloom before.
Lena

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by capoodle 10 Jul 2013

It has been a while since I grew these when I lived in south Florida. I called mine Aechmea Fasciata Silver King and they make runners called pups that will start a new plant like Suzanne mentioned below. They are very pretty when in bloom. I had another variety that made an orange bloom but have forgotten it's name. I attempted to grow some after we moved to the mountains but the winter heat dried it out too much.

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by basketkase 10 Jul 2013

Wow, this flower is stunning!! Thanks for sharing it!

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by barba 10 Jul 2013

Gorgeous!! Thank you for sharing.
Hugs, Barba

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by sdrise 10 Jul 2013

Beautiful ! I have one that I have had for many many years. After the flower dies a new plant will emerge. it takes a while but keep water in the urn part and feed it once in a while. They say the mother plant dies but mine stayed for a long long time. My plant has split into 4 already. I have had 4 flowers and waiting for a new plant to come out again. Suzanne.

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by gerryvb 10 Jul 2013

it's beautiful, lovely color too :)

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by cherylgauteng 10 Jul 2013

Really lovely - thanks for sharing this with me.

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by lilylady 10 Jul 2013

Beautiful, just love plants like this. enjoy!

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