This evergreen perennial has smooth, green leaves with brownish-red bands leaves and is grown as much for its beautiful foliage as its scarlet red bloom that gives it its name of ‘Flaming Sword’. Prefers semi-shade with a few hours of sunlight every day.
Neoregelia ‘Blushing tiger’ is one of the best choices for landscaping. It gives a stunning display when planted in bunches. Its contrast and red stripes all over with dark red centre make it’s a sought after neo in landscaping as well as just potted plant.
This bromeliad has Christmas colours! Dark green leaves and red center (if kept under shade). This is a yet unnamed neo hybrid with glossy green leaves that turn crimson in partial sunlight. A great showy variety for the patio or front yard.
This is another much sought after, rare, large Brazilian native. The leaves can grow to 1.5m long when mature, with the lower leaves drooping over and creating an unusual landscaping feature. The thick flower stalk can grow to 1.5 meters tall, branching out into dozens of flower stalks bearing numerous blossoms, and can last several months.
This small, fast growing neo grows about 10cm high and 15cm wide. The leaves are bright green with colourful maroon-purple banding. Easy to grow, it is ideal for hanging baskets or for mounting on trees. Prefers full sun.
This large-leafed stunner can grow a metre tall and a metre wide. It has thick, leathery leaves with rich, chocolate brown tones and creamy green bands. The leaves tend to arch more and intensify in colour with age, making it a great specimen plant for patios or decks partially shaded from the sun. Prefers partial shade. This is cross between original fosteriana rubra and red chestnut which is equally beautiful.
Eye catching cross between gruberi and tiger tim. A striking and unusual medium sized brom with numerous whitish, light and dark green patterned leaves and vivid yellow inflorescence. The dense rosette can grow 40 cm in diameter and 80 cm high. The vivid yellow flower spike is flat, narrow and sword shaped, and bears numerous lemon yellow flowers high above the richly speckled foliage; these last several months. Prefers indirect light.