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(Bromeliaceae)

Puya aff. santosii - BSWJ14439

Pot Size: 9cm
Price: £8.00
Description:
With rosettes of sharply spined stiff lanceolate leaves, surrounding a flowering spike adorned by large bracts subtending the seed capsules, where the bright blue funnel-shaped flowers had been. Only forming relatively small plants where we found the seed to only about a meter tall, collected from our drive over from Pamplona to San Gil, on the Belin Paramo in the north east of Colombia in February 2015. Best grown in good light in a nutrient deficient soil/compost, that is adequately drained. Monocarpic.

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Family Generic Species/Variety Collection Number
(Bromeliaceae) Puya aff. santosii BSWJ14439
Group Colour Blooms Size
Perennial Blue Late summer, autumn small
Soil Type Shade Foliage Origin
Humus rich well drained , Part shade, Sun Evergreen bold Colombia
Scented Ornamental Berries / Fruit
No ORNAMENTAL pods
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