Agave/Aloe Lookalike

bongo128January 3, 2014

Can you please help me identify this plant.It has purple coloring in the base and little thorns.Look like an agave but can be something else.Thanks.

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alisonoz_gw

It's a bromeliad - possibly a Neoregelia

    Bookmark   January 3, 2014 at 7:01AM
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thedecoguy

Or aechmea

    Bookmark   January 3, 2014 at 7:11AM
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rhizo_1 (North AL) zone 7

Bromeliads require specialized care...you'll need to do some research!

    Bookmark   January 3, 2014 at 7:38AM
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Embothrium(USDA 8 Sunset 5 WA)

Main immediate need is keeping water in tank in center of leaf rosette at all times.

    Bookmark   January 3, 2014 at 11:43AM
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SusanC(9b/10a Sunset 17)

I think it may be Neoregelia 'Patricia'.

Here is a link that might be useful: Neoregelia 'Patricia'

    Bookmark   January 3, 2014 at 11:50AM
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