(This plant comes in a 3.5" pot. You will receive a very similar plant to the one in the picture. It may or may not be blooming at the time of your purchase. The plant is shipped in its pot to prevent any damage to the roots).
Abromeitiella chlorantha is a low densely caespitose perennial cushion forming sub-succulent herb, a very peculiar terrestrial bromeliad that forms a neat, ultimately large and compact rounded 'mound' up to 90 cm in diameter with hundreds of small narrowly standing rosettes of leaves.
Grow it like succulents in in full sun to light shade and well drained soil. They are slow growing and Plants very drought tolerant. They should be watered regularly especially during summer months, keep dry in winter. It is probably one of the cold hardiest of the bromeliads, but detesting winter wet on its foliage, proves difficult to keep outside.
Some of the information in this description has been found at desert-tropicals.com, llifle.com and cactus-art.biz
|Blooming Season||Late winter to early summer.|
|Common Name||Argentine ball|
|Growth Rate||Fast growth|
|Hardiness Zone||9b to 11b|
|Sun Exposure||Full sun to partial shade|