A small species from Brazil with soft green leaves that have a dark purple almost black base. An attractive feature of the plant particularly when viewed from the side.
The sword-like shaped flower spike has tips which flare upwards. The bracts are a soft green and the tips are tinged with rosy pink. The flowers are yellow.
This miniature Vriesea is perfectly suited for growing epiphytically in trees, on tree stumps or decorative driftwood in shady spots.
We also recommend growing this small plant in a hanging basket and it is perfect for gardeners with limited space.
Vriesea erytrodactylon also grows well indoors and will add an exotic touch to your home.