Vriesea splenreit Plant & Photo: Marina & Roy Welham, Canada

Vriesea splenreit

Plant & Photo: Marina & Roy Welham, Canada

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Vrisea splenreit is commonly called the Flaming Sword.

Yellow flowers on a flaming red bract. The red bract lasts for many weeks but flowers only last a day or two. Once flowering has finished the plant goes into a decline and one or two offshoots are produced.

Provide bright light but not direct sun which can burn the leaves.

© Photograph Copyright of The Amateurs’ Digest and Marina & Roy Welham, Canada
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