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Deuterocohnia brevifolia

Deuterocohnia Bromeliad

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Plant Facts

Scientific Name Deuterocohnia brevifolia
Principal Common Name Deuterocohnia Bromeliad
Common Name(s)
Synonym Abromeitiella brevifolia,Abromeitiella chlorantha, Navia brevifolia, Tillandsia chlorantha
Description Deuterocohnia brevifolia is a very interesting plant in the Bromeliaceae family. It is an evergreen perennial that is often used as a ground cover or in a container. It has small narrow upright rosettes (up to 2 inches (5 cm) in diameter) of leaves, forming a mound up to 3 feet (90 cm) in diameter. The leaves are densely arranged, triangular, toothed at the base and with sharp tips, up to 0.8 inch (2 cm) long. Flowers are small and insignificant.
General Comments
Nativity Argentinia and Bolivia
Height Range 1 - 3 FT
Spread Range 1 - 3 FT
Flower Showy N
Sunset Zones 20 : 21 : 22 : 23 : 24
USDA Zones 9a : 9b : 10a : 10b
Leaf Color Bright Green
Leaf Texture Bumpy : Pointed : Thorny
Form Groundcover
Flower Color White
Flower Time
Ease of Growing Average
Light Preferences Sun (minimum 8 hours direct sun) : Part Sun : Partial Shade
Soil Preferences Well-drained
Watering Preferences Medium : Seasonal - summer water
Outstanding Features Container Plant : Foliage : Form : Shape

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