Vriesea fosteriana var. seideliana is a cultivar of the species named for famed explorer and Bromeliad enthusiast Mulford Foster. This old favorite sports a light red overall blush compared to standard varieties of fosteriana. This Vriesea can grow quite large with a good regimen of time release fertilizer. Averages 24" across an 20" high. This cultivar of Vriesea likes strong filtered light to maintain best color and form but prefers shady, cool and dry to hot, sunny and overly wet. More Vrieseas are killed by overwatering than all other causes combined,
Picture shown is of a mature plant representing what it can look like when grown in the proper conditions.
Buyer receives offset 1/3 to 2/3 size of mature plant.
All plants shipped bare root without soil unless otherwise noted.
|Growth Habit |
Growth Habit describes the size of an adult plant. For more information on sizes, visit...
|Large Growth Habit,|
|Lighting Requirements |
Lighting Requirements describes the optimal amount of direct sunlight a plant should have for best color. For more information on lighting visit...
|Strong Filtered Light,|