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Giant Bromeliad Puya Alpestris is native to Chile this giant bromeliad has a caudex like stem bearing a dense rosette of narrow, spiny leaves shiny light gray green and recurving 2 to 3 inches wide. silvery gray beneath. Pyramidal flower spikes over 3 ft. long of funnel shaped metallic blue flowers and orange anthers
Hardy in zones 9 -10 .Grow indoors as a fantastic specimen of terrestrial Bromeliads. An outdoor plant mild wintered areas. Here in Santa Barbara, established plants have handled 35 degrees F. A good cactus mix for soil works well, place in an area that has full sunlight, frequent light watering’s allowing it to dry some in-between and feed a low nitrogen fertilizer every 2 months. Planted out of doors it should be in full sun and protect from excessive winter moisture
We are offering for sale a well-established plant they are about 12 inches tall .