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House plant ID

Posted by TheMasterGardener1 5B (My Page) on
Sat, Aug 25, 12 at 0:24


It had a dark blue flower in the middle that looked like a cactus pad in a way.

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RE: House plant ID

The one I'm thinking of, Tillandsia cyanea, has purple flower pads, but take a look at the link below and see if it looks familiar.

Here is a link that might be useful: Pink Quill

RE: House plant ID

Yes! That is just what it looked like! Thanks so much :)

I wonder when it may get that flower again.

RE: House plant ID

If you do a little bit of reading about bromeliads, you'll understand that the original plant will never flower again. If yours has begun to develop offsets (sometimes called 'pups '), they may eventually flower if you provide the right conditions.

I always think of this those floral spikes as pink! Those are the bracts and can last for many months after they first emerge. The little blue florets usually only last for a brief time.

RE: House plant ID

Yes it is forming new offsets. Thanks for the info! :)

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