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Guzmania 'Teresa'

Family Name: Bromeliaceae
Semi-Shade Moderate Water Ornamental Flowers Ornamental Foliage Woody Herbaceous

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Classifications and Characteristics

Plant Division Angiosperms (Flowering Seed Plants) (Monocotyledon)
Plant Growth Form Shrub (Herbaceous)
Lifespan (in Singapore) Perennial
Mode of Nutrition Autotrophic

Biogeography

Native Distribution Of horticultural origin
Preferred Climate Zone Tropical

Description and Ethnobotany

Growth Form A herbaceous shrub with a compact growth habit.
Foliage Leaves are tightly arranged in a rosette form, soft and curving.
Flowers The long-lasting flower spike emerges from the center of the plant, colored with yellow, orange and red.
Cultivation It is best grown in shaded areas and in moist but well-drained soils. Avoid the heat of the day when water the plants. 

Landscaping Features

Desirable Plant Features Ornamental Flowers, Ornamental Foliage, Ornamental Form
Plant & Rootzone Preference - Tolerance Moist Soils, Well-Drained Soils
Landscape Uses Parks & Gardens, Small Gardens, Container Planting

Plant Care and Propagation

Light Preference Semi-Shade
Water Preference Moderate Water
Propagation Method Division

Foliar

Foliage Retention Evergreen
Mature Foliage Colour(s) Green
Foliar Type Simple / Unifoliate
Foliar Arrangement Along Stem Rosulate / Rosette
Leaf Area Index (LAI) for Green Plot Ratio 3.5 (Shrub & Groundcover - Monocot)

Floral (Angiosperm)

Flower Colour(s) Orange, Red, Yellow / Golden
Flower Grouping Cluster / Inflorescence
Flower Location Terminal

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Master ID 756
Species ID 2051
Species record last updated on: 16 May 2019.
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