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Vriesea imperialis - Giant Bromeliad


Vriesea imperialis - Giant Bromeliad (Vriesea imperialis - Giant Bromeliad)

This Giant Bromeliad is growing at Paradise Point Resort, Mission Bay, San Diego, CA. Photo taken Feb. 26, 2010.



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Wonderful !! look at the size of it ..How big are the flowers.? :o)))

5 Mar, 2010

 

Mushybanna:

It grows huge...it's the largest Vriesea species known. The flowers are gigantic, looking almost like an Agave flower spike. Check out some pics on the internet.

I have seen some much larger specimens than this one...however, I've never seen one bloom here before.

5 Mar, 2010



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