A small rosette of green leaves that have purple tips.
In autumn the attractive flower spikes appear. They are bright red with yellow flowers. After flowering the spikes turn dark red and remains in colour for many months.
Aechmea winkleri is fast growing and accumulates quickly to forms dense clumps. An excellent choice as a low maintenance groundcover for partial shade to full shade areas in the garden.
Aechmea winkleri is a tough plant that adapts easily to growing in a wide range of different conditions.
It also will grow epiphytically and can be mounted on trees, trees stumps or decorative driftwood.