Vriesea 'Astrid'

12cm pot - 40cm tall £19.99
available to order from winter
Quantity 1 Plus Minus
Buy Vriesea 'Astrid' flaming sword: Bright red spear-like flowers

  • Position: bright but indirect light
  • Soil: good potting compost
  • Rate of growth: average
  • Flowering period: spring to autumn
  • Hardiness: tender (indoors only)
  • Current height: approximately 40cm (+ or - 10% including the pot)
  • Pot cover: choose a 14cm pot cover to give a good fit over the pot

    The slender green foliage of this flowering indoor plant forms in gently splaying rosettes, and these are accompanied (usually from spring to autumn), by spectacular spear-like heads of bright red bracts. An eye-catching and easy to grow house plant, it could also be moved out onto a patio or balcony during the summer months.

    Please note that the pot in the photograph is not supplied with the plant (which is sent out in a simple nursery pot). They do however make excellent potted plants, and if you wish to pot yours up, we do have a wide range of pots on our website to choose from.

  • Home care: These plants like a constant warm temperature (minimum of 15°C/59°F). As they feed through the leaves, mist the leaves regularly throughout the summer. Most importantly don't overwater, let the soil dry out between watering.

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Why has my plants leaves gone Curley and the flowers have not opened and seemed to have dried up as a bud . Can you suggest further care please .

TC

We are sorry you had an issue with your Vriesea Astrid. If you would like to contact us with a brief description of the issue, your order no. and images of the plant to: customerservices@crocus.co.uk, we will be happy to assist.

Justin

My plant has never flowered. Although the leaves are green and healthy the blooms are looking like dead flowers

Trish

If you would like to contact us with a brief description of the issue, your order no. and images of the plant to: customerservices@crocus.co.uk We will be happy to assist.

Justin

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