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Silver Vase

Fact sheet: Silver Vase Bromeliad

The attractive silver-grey, banded foliage of this easy-care bromeliad is a perfect background for the brilliant, springtime flower stalk which emerges from the tight center rosette of leaves. The flower stalk is composed of a cluster of rosy pink bracts in which nestle pale blue flowers that change to deep rose. It is the long-lasting pink bracts which are most noticeable.

Scientific name: Aechmea fasciata
Pronunciation: eek-MEE-uh fass-ee-AY-tuh
Common name(s): Silver Vase

Fact sheet: Silver Vase

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