A striking, evergreen giant that can grow to 1.5m. The smooth, silver-grey leaves often form funnel shaped rosettes, and bear purple markings in cooler climates. Flower spike can grow to 2-3m, and bears golden flowers. Prefers full sun.
Formerly known as Vriesa imperialis, this dark-red giant can span over 1.5 meters in ten years. The tough, leathery leaves tinge a deep red in bright light. The thick, red flower spike can grow 2.5 meters high, producing hundreds of lightly fragrant, white flowers. Prefers bright light and can withstand relatively cool temperatures.