Aechmea fendleri is a blue flowered specie bromeliad from Venezuela, Trinidad and
Tobago. In comparing photos with the FCBS site it appears that I could probably grow this in a gentler, kinder way. My
plants have been grown pretty hard - I did fertilize last year and they do get a
some shade in the morning and evening. I get the impression this is a very
What is the native conditions of this epiphytic 'humid forest' bromeliad?
Does it have a real dry/wet season like my bit of Florida. The range shown
listed on the Aechmea ssp table appears to be quite variable.
Cheers, Greg - PSJPlants
- Brevard County, FL (Space Coast)
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