Guzmania is just as charismatic and exuberant as its name. The kind of houseplant that generates involuntary questions about how nature can produce such a strange boarder and provokes to feel as if it really is not plastic.
That is not the Guzmania is a pure natural discover that a rosette of ribbon-shaped leaves produces a stem with red, pink, yellow or orange bracts interspersed with small yellowish-white flowers. Because of the rich diversity of colors makes this plant an ideal accent for neutral interiors: just a few copies the whole atmosphere in a departure. Guzmania is a durable houseplant that up to three months unperturbed continues to thrive. Solo or in a group, these cheerful little trumpets summer already in the house!
Ticket to the Tropics
The Guzmania is endemic to the tropical rainforests of South America. The plant comes from the large tropical bromeliad family that knows well in 2800 several portraits. Guzmania is the kind of plant people can see who they are: not a wallflower, but a conspicuous housemate who is very easy going and always knows to impress.
Location: Out of the sun, on a hot, humid location: kitchens and bathrooms are ideal.
Temperature: minimum 18 ° C, preferably slightly warmer.
Care Guzmania thrive on mild neglect: pour during flowering still some water in the rosette, but avoid a footbath.
Source: Flower Council of Holland