Wednesday, March 17, 2010

Colorful Neoregelias

I'll keep this simple. Perhaps it's me or us humans love to see colorful stuffs.

All these are selective complex hybrids by Grant Groves. They come in an array of colors from light pink to vivid purple. Medium size plant not exceeding 18" to the max. Love bright lights but not direct sunlight or they'll bleach out easily.

Here they are:

Saturday, March 6, 2010

Some macro shots

Just few shots of flowers & leaf close-up.

T. bergeri

This is a highly vriable species. I must admit that. Although the appearance looks the same among themselves and with T. aeranthos but their flowers appeared differently. Usually they range from pale lilac to deep violet. It came from Southern Brazil to Northern Argentina region. A caulescent plant where it grow saxicolous up to 75 m alt. in its' natural habitat.