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.
A smaller sizes brom with lime green leaves and maroon stripes . Does best in bright filtered light and minimal feeding. A hybrid by Grace Goode ('Vulcan' x carolinae)
A highly sought after medium sized bromeliad with glossy light green leaves with white margins and heavy pink speckles throughout. Does best in bright filtered light.
A bright red coloured bromeliad that will form clusters of pups. Grow it in bright light for maximum red-hot look. Outstanding in landscape, hanging baskets and will even grow up a tree trunk.
A bright coloured medium sized bromeliad with lime green leaves with red splotchy streaks. Does best in bright filtered light and minimal feeding. This neo is a hybrid of 'Hades' x 'Mercury' by Margaret Peterson (in Australia).
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).