A large growing plant with stiff, slightly arching, silver-grey leaves that can grow up to a height of 80cm.
The tall and beautiful, cylindrical flower spike is coral pink with blue flowers.
A very tough plant that adapts easily to growing in a wide range of different conditions. Aechmea distichantha var. schlumbergeri copes with ease in coastal gardens with salt-laden winds, or inland gardens with frost and also in very dry, drought-like conditions. Recommended for beginners. A striking addition to your garden.