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Sunday, August 26, 2012

Guzmania lingulata - Scarlet Star Bromeliad

Scientific name: Guzmania lingulata 
Common name: Scarlet Star
Family: Bromeliaceae
Origin: Tropical America
Category: Epiphyte
Photo taken at: Rooftop Secret Garden of 1-Utama 

How to grow
Light : Shade to partial shade
Soil : Moist, well drained
Water : Water at the centre of the rosette, water just to keep the medium moist
Propagate : Division of offsets (pups) at the base of the plant

Features : Can reach a height and spread of 30cm. Leaves up to 45cm long

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