Bromeliad Paradise is part of Paradise Tropicals Nursery, a small family owned nursery in Naples, Florida specializing in bromeliads, plumeria, and other tropicals for landscapes, lanaiscapes, and for the more exotic collector.
Neoregelia 'Karl Branzte't cv. 'Four Star' is an amazing Neo in regards to form and color. A James Elmore cross that appears to be concentrica based with coloring and markings reminiscent of the "Takemuras". A very exceptional Hybrid that can attain an incredible deep purple coloring at maturity. Needs intense filtered sunlight for best color. A large sized Hybrid attaining mature sizes of up to 18" - 22" across.
Nice Large, Fresh, Very Colorful Cuttings
When a bromeliad is ordered on-line, it will either be taken as an offset from a mother plant, or it will be taken from a pot. Either way, it is possible that it has already started to grow roots.
Bromeliads are a type of plant called epiphytes, which means that they draw moisture from the air and don’t need to be in soil to survive. While their roots can draw water and nutrients, they typically serve as a plant’s ‘anchor’, attaching and holding it place.
Although mosquitoes are not a pest that can harm your bromeliads, they can become very annoying to everyone around them. Mosquitoes are currently a topic of conversation as common sense and the facts often give way to rumor and sensationalism.