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  Guzmania 'Denise' (Variegated)
  Family Name : Bromeliaceae

  Common Names : Denise Guzmania

 
Denise Guzmania
  • Record Info
  • Life Stage & Characteristics
    • Plant Division :
      Angiosperms (Flowering Seed Plants) (Monocotyledon)
      Plant Growth Form :
      Shrub (Herbaceous), Epiphyte
      Lifespan (in Singapore) :
      Perennial
      Mode of Nutrition :
      Autotrophic
  • Biogeography
    • Native Distribution :
      Of horticultural origin
      Native Habitat :
      Terrestrial
      Preferred Climate Zone :
      Tropical
  • Description & Ethnobotany
    • Plant Morphology :
      Growth Form: A herbaceous shrub with a rosette growth form.
      Foliage: Leaves are green with longitude creamy-white strips, spineless and soft to touch.
      Flowers: Flower stalk emerges from the center of the rosette. Flower bracts are pinkish red in color. 
      Cultivation :
      Plants do well in bright indirect light, so it's suitable to keep the plant indoor by the window. Fill the center cup with water and do not let it dry out. Plants do well in well-drained porous potting medium. Avoid the heat of the day when water the plants.
      Etymology :
      Genus name Guzmania is named for Anastasio Guzmán, an 18th century Spanish naturalist.
      Ethnobotanical Uses :
      Cut / Dried Flower
  • Landscaping Features
    • Desirable Plant Features :
      Ornamental Flowers, Ornamental Foliage, Ornamental Form
      Plant & Rootzone Preference/Tolerance :
      Moist Soils, Well-Drained Soils
      Landscape Uses :
      Small Gardens, Interiorscape/ Indoor Plant, Container Planting
  • Plant Care & Propagation
    • Light Preference :
      Semi-Shade, Full Shade
      Water Preference :
      Moderate Water, Occasional Misting
      Propagation Method :
      Division
  • Foliar
    • Foliage Retention :
      Evergreen
      Mature Foliage Colour(s) :
      Green, White
      Foliar Type :
      Simple / Unifoliate
  • Floral (Angiosperm)
    • Flower Colour(s) :
      Pink, Red
      Flower Grouping :
      Cluster / Inflorescence
      Flower Location :
      Terminal

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