Bromeliad Silver Plum or Alcantarea is an undisputed favourite among Australian property owners. It can either live outdoor in a pot or be planted directly into warm soil.
This beautiful plant thrives in all conditions and can keep growing despite being laid out under direct sunlight for long hours. As long as the “central tank” is kept moist and hydrated, everything else about this specimen is taken care of.
When the Bromeliad matures, it transforms into an elegant specimen with a touch of silver on the top part of its leaves that sparkles when caught by light, as well as a shiny, vivid purplish burgundy underside. During its growth, the plant arches upward and outward. Therefore, it would look good contrasted with evergreen lawns and shrubs.
Surprisingly, the Bromeliad Silver Plum will even survive in a large pot for several years, and this may be the best way to grow it if you have a patio or small garden. A thing to note is that this plant flowers just once before producing offsets.
As a completely low-maintenance tropical plant option, you can add a touch of breathtaking beauty to your property with this gorgeous slow-growing hybrid. This stunning centrepiece plant does well in both sun and partial shade - making it perfect for your garden or patio. It also works great for those who love pots for their plants.