Puya mirabilis
Puya mirabilis
Puya mirabilis
Puya mirabilis
Puya mirabilis
Puya mirabilis
Puya mirabilis
Puya mirabilis
Puya mirabilis
Puya mirabilis
Puya mirabilis

Puya mirabilis

(This plant comes in a 3.5 inch 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).

Puya mirabilis

Puya mirabilis is a fast growing terrestrial bromeliad with forms large grassy clumps of rosettes up to around 60 cm tall and 3 m wide.
Inflorescence: Very tall relative to the size of the plant, stiff, ascending, about 60-90 or more cm tall. Flowers up to
Blooming season: Autumn.
Cultivation and Propagation: Puya mirabilis is a compact and carefree fast growing bromeliad and one of the fastest blooming.
Growing substrate: This bromeliad needs a well drained soil mix comprising equal parts of well rotted compost, coarse river sand (or pumice) and loam and can remain in the same position for many years.
Watering: It enjoys regular moisture, once per week during the summer growing period, but reduce watering in winter to once every two or three weeks, but like all Puyas, it’s very tough and drought tolerant. Requires complete and perfect drainage. Give it excellent drainage.
Hardiness: USDA Zones: 9-11, Hardy to -6° C. North of Zone 9, this bromeliad is grown in containers that must be overwintered indoors.

 

Some of the information in this description has been found at desert-tropicals.com, llifle.com and cactus-art.biz

Blooming Season Late spring/early summer
Common Name Pitcairnia mirabilis
Dormancy -
Family Bromeliaceae
Flower Pale yellow
Frost Tolerance -6° C
Growth Rate Fast growth
Hardiness Zone 9a to 11
Height 12-18 in
Origin Bolivia
Pot Size 3.5"
Scientific Name Puya mirabilis
Shape -
Sun Exposure Full sun to partial shade

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