Scientific Name: Aechmea fasciata Form: Vase
Common Name:silver urn plant, silver vase Texture:Coarse
Family Name:BromeliaceaeHabit: Arching, Upright
Plant Type: Flowering pot plant, Indoor foliage plant Mature Size (ht. X w.):0.4 - 0.7m x 0.3 - 0.6m
Origin: Central America, South America Hardiness Zone:Zone 10: (-1 to 4 C)
Leaves: Simple, Basal, Spiraled, Leathery, Prickly, Parallel venation, Pubescent, Lanceolate, Pectinate
Flowers: Spike, Blue, Pink, Jun- Jul- Aug
Fruit: Berry (true), White, Oct- Sep
Exposure: Full sun, Part sun/part shade
Soil or Media: Well-drained
Landscape Uses: Indoor plant
Key ID Features: Vase-shaped; leaves in a basal rosette, appearing spiraled on older plants but with no discernible stem, grey-green with silverish-grey bands; flowers in a rosette of pink bracts.