Cryptanthus fosterianus 'Elaine'

Also known as:

  • Cryptanthus zebrinus 'Pink Zebra'
  • Pink Zebra Earth Star

Plant Type

bromeliad

Zones

10a-11

Size

H:8"-12"
W:10"-14"

Growing Conditions

Soil Needs:

well-drained

Water Needs:

even moisture

Special Situation:

humidity tolerant

Sun Exposure:

bright shade, mostly shade

Features

Foliage Color:

variegated

Foliage Season:

evergreen

Tags

houseplant
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This lovely, large cryptanthus is rare and very unique. It's 7" long leaves have bright, ½" crimson-pink edges with a zebra-like band down the center of coppery green, which are cross-banded with uneven strips of white, making a beautiful, large rosette. Cryptanthus are one of the easiest terrestrial bromeliads to grow. Provide with a well-drained soil, average moisture, and high humidity. High light levels ,but not direct sun, will produce the most intense foliage colors, colored forms may pale or even turn green under low light levels.

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