Crypanthus are a fascinating genus of the Bromeliaceae family. They are easy to grow and particularly hardy, either in ground or when grown in pots. Adds a wonderful splash of colour around rockeries or logs in shady areas of the garden.
An outstanding small bromeliad which produces bright pink bracts or quills during summer, with small blue or mauve flowers. Can be grown in pots, atop logs and rocks, or as a ground cover in part shade areas (protected from hot afternoon sun).