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Maureen Green's Bromeliads

Maureen is world-renowned for her remarkable collection of rare and unusual bromeliads and her many successes breeding new varieties in her 'Karamea' series. She sends her plants all over NZ by courier.

For all orders or further information email: kerryo@slingshot.co.nz or phone Maureen: 09 432 3759

The list below is ranked in alphabetical order of Genus and Species. The price ranges listed reflect the size and maturity of each plant. The prices do not include freight costs.

When ordering any of these plants Maureen will need your name, delivery address and confirmation of payment by phone or email to the email address above.


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If you are a collector and unable to find an unusual bromeliad you are seeking, please phone or email Maureen on the off-chance she may have it in stock but unlisted here.

Aechmea: Alcantarea: Ananas: Billbergia: Canistropsis: xCryptbergia: Dyckia: Edmundoa: Fascicularia: Guzmania: Hohenbergia: Neoregelia: Nidularium: Ochagavia: Orthophytum: Pitcairnia: Portea: Puya: Quesnelia: Tillandsia: Vriesea: Wittrockia: Miniatures: Hanging Baskets:

Acanthostachys strobilacea There are only two species in this genus. This one has a cascading habit with some leaves reaching 90cm, making it an excellent subject for hanging baskets. The long-lasting inflorescence resembles a tiny pineapple with stiff orange-red bracts and bright yellow flowers. Very attractive & hardy. $12.00 - $20.00
Acanthostachys pitcairnioides This is a newer species than the above. It forms clumps easily and is about 35cm tall. In full sun the leaves turn dark red with a lacquered shine. The prominent black teeth and small brilliant blue flowers at the base of the leaves make a striking and beautiful contrast. Full sun. $12.00 - $15.00
THE AMAZING AECHMEAS: A large genus comprising several hundred species and one of the easiest to grow. They have two most important requirements: very good drainage and water in their vases(centres) at all times. They have beautiful foliage and striking inflorescences that last for some months and in some cases the flowers develop into colourful berries. Some like full sun and only colour fully when they have it while others with softer leaves need shade. Aechmeas adapt well to pot culture, indoors or outdoors, under shade cloth or in dappled light beneath trees. There is an Aechmea for every occasion.
Aechmea 'Anton' Similar growth habit to Aechmea orlandiana but larger and more open, with more leaves which are light green, slightly barred with black. The upright flower head has blue flowers. Bright shade or morning sun. $15.00 - $20.00

Aechmea 'Aztec Gold'

A cultivar of Aechmea recurvata var. recurvata in marginated form, yellow, gold and green. A phenomenon of this plant is that the pups appear as plain yellow but as they develop a green stripe appears which uniformly improves and the plant turns into a vigorous grower for a variegate. The flower head has mauve-pink flowers. $12.00 - $15.00
Aechmea 'Bert' A tall urn-shaped plant of matt-green leaves with dark brown markings. The inflorescence rises above the leaves with red bracts and orange flowers. Bright shade or morning sun. $15.00 - $20.00
Aechmea 'Bert' variegata A nicely variegated form of this popular hybrid, mottled with light brown and with a bold white stripe up the centre of each leaf. Very nice but not common. $25.00 - $40.00
Aechmea 'Big Ben' Recurvata var. benrathii X orlandiana. A fairly small recurvata type plant which multiplies very well. Upper leaves turn a brilliant red at flowering time. The flower head emerges just above the leaves and the petals are lilac coloured. Very hardy. Stands frost, dryness and full sun. $10.00 - $12.00
Aechmea 'Big Stuff' Hummel Hybrid. This is a beautiful medium to large, robust plant with shiny olive green leaves and bright red undersides. The flower stalk is about 45cm high with a panicle of purplish-blue flowers followed by red berries which are very long-lasting. Bright light indoors. Outdoors needs shade and bright indirect light. $12.00 - $15.00
Aechmea 'Black Jack' The leaves are almost black and extremely glossy when grown in good light. Excellent indoors. It has a pendant spike of coral petals tipped with blue followed by orange-red berries. Most unusual colouring. Shade. $15.00 - $20.00
Aechmea bromeliifolia Interesting pear-shaped form with grey-green leaves. The flower stalk has rose-coloured bracts and a pine cone-like spike of white or pale yellow flowers that soon turn black. The plant varies greatly. Shade to morning sun. great for landscaping among rocks. $12.00 - $15.00
Aechmea 'Burgundy' A large graceful rosette with dark, waxy, burgundy coloured leaves which glow with colour when grown in good light. The inflorescence is a very attractive purple and white. Bright light indoors or bright shade outdoors. Can handle morning sun. VERY HARDY. $15.00 - $20.00
Aechmea coelestis var. albomarginata Medium-sized upright plant of silvery-green leaves and creamy white border. Compact pyramidal flower head has light lavender-blue petals and small rose braccts followed by magenta berries making a display plant even when not in flower. A desirable small foliage plant and easy to grow. $12.00 - $15.00
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Aechmea correia-araujoi This unusual and handsome species is striking with an upright vase-shape and stoloniferous habit. The foliage is a light, translucent green, banded above and below with dark brown. It resembles orlandiana in colour but the back-ground foliage colour is paler. The inflorescence is rather like Aechmea bambusoides with clusters of short branches and large red bracts on a long thin scape. $20.00 - $30.00
Aechmea dealbata A relatively rare plant with a vase-like form. Leaves undersides are green while the red-lilac upper sides have white cross-banding. The flower head is similar to A. fasciata; pyramidal with pink bracts dusted with silver while the violet flowers turn red when finished. Bright shade. $15.00 - $25.00
Aechmea fasciata From Southern Brazil. The popularity of this bromeliad is not only due to its beautifully proportioned vase-like form with attractive green leaves, barred with silver cross-bands and its striking pyramidal inflorescence dotted with lavender-blue flowers but also to the fact that it remains in bloom and colourful for many months. Excellent house plant. Bright light indoors or bright shade outdoors. $15.00 - $20.00
Aechmea fasciata (albomarginated) A beautiful albomarginated form of fasciata. Quite superb when well grown and in flower. Bright light but no sun. $25.00
Aechmea fasciata 'Kiwi' A most gorgeous fasciata. Leaves with maroon and green stripes plus green margins. The flower head is the same as fasciata but slightly smaller. If you see it you'll want it! $25.00 - $35.00
Aechmea fasciata 'Sangria' Stunning deep burgundy leaves. Pink flower spike. Occasionally available. Similar but more robust with deeper colour than purpureum. $25.00 - $35.00
Aechmea fasciata 'Super Selection' These plants are from seed purchased from the USA. They are much larger and more robust than the normal fasciata and very well-marked. $25.00 - $35.00
Aechmea fasciata (variegated) Also a very lovely form of fasciata with a long-lasting large inflorescence and decorative variegated leaves. $25.00
Aechmea fasciata var. purpurea A very beautiful form with dark purple, silver-edged leaves and the usual pink flower head. $25.00
Aechmea 'Fascicaulis' Nudicaulis x fasciata. A handsome, more tubular plant than fasciata but with the same banding on the reverse of the leaves. The upright inflorescence is similar to nudicaulis. Bright shade. $12.00 - $15.00
Aechmea 'Foster's Favourite Favourite' A very lovely green plant, marginated with cream turning pink to red. The reverse of the leaves is pinky red. Quite tender but good for indoors, shade-house or shaded courtyard. $15.00 - $25.00
Aechmea fraseri Medium sized plant with green leaves about 30cm long, broadly channelled, 5cm wide. Flowers are blue on an erect scape, 20 - 30cm long. Very attractive. $20.00 - $30.00
Aechmea fulgens albomarginata A very beautiful plant with wide green leaves and quite wide white margins. The reverse side is bright pink. Mainly a plant for indoors or shady, warm spot outdoors. $25.00 - $35.00
Aechmea gamosepala Southern Brazil/Northern Argentina. Medium sized plant with smooth, glossy green leaves. The rose-coloured cylindrical flower head has blue-petalled flowers. It flowers readily and is a prolific grower. Excellent under trees. Likes bright shade. $8.00 - $10.00
Aechmea gamosepala var. 'Nivea' Same as above but with red sepals and white petals. $10.00 - $12.00
Aechmea 'Hummel's Dark Red' Very dark red leaves , almost black. A blue-flowered leaning inflorescence in sharp contrast to the leaves. Similar form to Foster's Favourite. $15.00 - $20.00
Aechmea 'Inky'

A small clumping recurvata-like plant with yellowish leaves which become shiny black when mature. The flowers are pinky-mauve. Full sun. Very hardy. $15.00

Aechmea 'Karamea Topsy' A small stoloniferous plant with ointed green leaves in shade, but turning purple if grown in sunshine. Flowers are deep blue with a red calyx. Quite hardy. $12.00 - $15.00
Aechmea 'Light Rays' A great hybrid. Most attractive. One of the best of the recurvata hybrids with a larger flower head. when the flower has finished it has a black and red seed head. Thrives in full sun. $10.00 - $12.00
Aechmea 'Lucky Stripes' Albomarginated form of gamosepala. Same coloured flower head. Most attractive.$12.00 - $15.00
Aechmea 'Mary Hyde' Lovely albomarginated form of nudicaulis. Bracts red, flowers yellow. Morning sun or bright shade.$12.00 - $15.00
Aechmea 'Medio-picta' A cv of A. lueddemanniana. A very beautiful form of this species. with bright pink leaves and green margins. Bright shade, touch of morning sun. $15.00 - $25.00
Aechmea 'Melanocrater' Cultivar of caudata. Southern Brazil. A very handsome, robust plant. The centre, base and leaf tips are a definite dark blue. The large ovate inflorescence with bright orange sepals and yellow flowers makes this a very attractive plant. Bright shade or morning sun. $15.00 - $20.00
Aechmea 'MEND' cv of A. lueddemanniana. A very beautiful form of lueddemanniana with green leaves with bright pink margins. $30.00
Aechmea mexicana Large handsome plant. Its broad light green leaves mottled with darker green turn bright rose in full sun. The stout erect flower stalk bears a panicle of tiny rose-coloured flowers covered with a white fuzz which turns to beautiful pearl-white berries in a dense cluster lasting for many months. Berries turn blue-black when ripe. Bright shade to morning sun. $15.00 - $25.00
Aechmea 'Mirlo' A stunning graceful, medium to large plant with many wide, arching, almost black leaves and a most attractive inflorescence. Shade. $15.00 - $25.00
Aechmea 'nudicaulis var. cuspidata Brazil. Very showy and quite hardy. The rigid tubular leaves are dark brown shading to green with an almost black cusp at the ends of the leaves. The inflorescence is more loosely arranged than the other forms with a brilliant red scape and bright yellow petals. Bright shade or morning sun. $12.00 - $15.00
Aechmea nudicaulis 'seidelii' A very handsome form and quite robust with compact growth when grown in bright light and stressed a little. Leaves are reddish, stiff and banded with silver. $20.00 - $30.00
Aechmea nudicaulis 'Silver Streak'  Rigid upright chocolate leaves, heavily frosted with silver bands. The flower head has very bright yellow flowers and brilliant red scape bracts. $20.00
Aechmea nudicaulis var. 'Xavante' One of the most beautiful cultivars with red-bordered leaves sometimes red all over. Quite stoloniferous with the usual flower spike of yellow with red bracts. $25.00
Aechmea nudicaulis var. aequalis This variety differs from other strains in having the scape bracts almost all equal in length up the stem but not all together below the stem. Colour is the same as with other nudicaulis. The plant will grow in pure sand and full sun. $15.00 - $20.00
Aechmea nudicaulis variegata

A tightly tubular form of this species with handsome variegated, stiff leaves which flare out at the tips. Quite rare. $20.00 - $30.00

Aechmea orlandiana Brazil. A striking, medium sized plant. Pale green leaves marked with zig zag bands ranging from maroon to black. The leaves become blotched maroon to nearly black in bright light and full sun. The compact panicle of the inflorescence is borne on an arching spike. Bracts are salmon-scarlet with pale yellow flowers. Bright shade or morning sun. $12.00 - $15.00
Aechmea ornata var. nationalis A fairly large plant whose many stiff cream and green striped leaves form a rosette resemblinga small agave. The inflorescence,a compact panicle, is borne on an arching spike with scarlet bracts and pale yellow flowers. Bright shade to morning sun.$15.00 - $25.00
In flower
Aechmea pectinata A large, open, rather stiff-leaved rosette with mottled green leaves turning a brilliant shocking pink from the tips to halfway down at blooming time. A real eye-catcher. THe flower head is like a green knob-kerri. Mainly a foliage plant. Shad to morning sun. $15.00 - $20.00
Detail foliage
Aechmea phanerophlebia A medium to large upright vase of stiff, spiny, olive green leaves and white bands. An erect, compactly cylindrical flower head of rose-coloured bracts and blue-violet petals. Stays in flower for months. Bright shade to morning sun. $15.00 - 20.00
Aechmea pineliana var. minuta

Outstanding for its colourful grey, bronze and pink foliage and shapely rosette. the little yellow pine-cone on a scarlet stem stays in colour for months. Full sun. Very hardy. $12.00

Aechmea 'Pink Rocket' (fendleri x fasciata). A large greyish urn-shaped plant which turns deep rose in bright light.A striking large pink flower spike with deep blue flowers. Beautiful. $20.00 - $30.00
Closeup inflorescense
Aechmea purpureo-rosea A glossy medium green tubular plant edged with large black spines like stitching. The flower stalk is pink, dusted with silver. The flowerhead is a loose panicle of soft rose with deep lavender petals. Pretty. Bright dappled light or morning sun. $12.00 - $15.00
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Aechmea 'Rajah'  A Large vase shaped rosette of recurved, wide discolour leaves of rich maroon. The leaves have a dusky surface and are about 50cm long and 10cm wide. The inflorescence is borne on a 60cm stem and is a panicle with rosy red flowers. A beautiful plant. Bright light indoors or shade outside. $15.00 - $20.00
Aechmea racinae seideliana Upright, soft green leaves and a drooping inflorescence of red and yellow flowers. (Also known as 'Christmas Jewels'). Very stoloniferous and ideal for hanging baskets or in trees. $15.00 - $20.00
Aechmea 'Rakete' A medium to large plant with olive-coloured leaves with purple spattering and a plum-coloured reverse. The red ansd yellow inflorescence is similar to tha of Aechmea nudicaulis. $12.00 - $15.00 
Aechmea recurvata A bulbous form about 20cm high with stiff recurved leaves. The whole plant turns bright red when flowering. Flowers are pinky-mauve. A very tough plant that will take full sun and frost.$10.00 - $12.00
Aechmea recurvata var. 'Benrathii'  A miniature plant which clumps well. Dark green leaves are purplish black at the base. The centre leaves turn brilliant cerise when in flower and even brighter in the centre. The flowers are pink, turning mauve. VERY HARDY. Full sun. $10.00 - $12.00
Aechmea recurvata var. 'Orange Light' A sport from A. recurvata 'Light Rays'. The whole plant turns a very bright orange at flowering instead of the usual red or orange-red. $20.00
Aechmea recurvata var. ortgiesii This is the largest of the species and makes a stunning silhouette. The leaves are yellowish-green.Outer leaves turn orange-red when flowering is due. The flowers are lavender and the seed head a vivid red lasting for months. VERY HARDY. Full sun. $10.00 -$12.00
Aechmea 'Red Flamingo' A quite large plant. Pink leaves with darker red banding on the reverse. The upright red inflorescence is branched. A lovely plant.Occasionally available.$25.00 - $35.00
Aechmea 'Reverse Ensign' Aech. orlandiana variegata. Strong upright growing plants. Very colourful leaves with a white midrib, flecked with wine and some green striping. Leaf margins are green. MUCH IN DEMAND. $25.00 - $40.00
Aechmea roberto-seidelii A medium sized plant with the same pinecone-like flower head as pineliana, but the leaves are creamy at the base and bright pink from the tips for about two thirds of the length. The more sun, the brighter and pinker the leaves become. VERY HARDY $12.00 - $15.00
Aechmea 'Saturn' A cv of recurvata x chantinii. A medium sized compact plant with many recurved leaves banded with silver. the flower head peeps out above the leaves with golden-yellow flowers. Most attractive. $15.00 - 20.00
Aechmea 'Selena' A large plant that colours to pinky-bronze in the sun. The branched white-flowered inflorescence is 50cm high and is especially lovely. Occasionally available. $15.00 - $25.00
Aechmea serrata

A large handsome bromeliad with bright green leaves 60cm long with dark reddish-brown teeth that edge the leaves. Flower spike about 60cm high bears pink and green bracts edged with white hairs and dark purple petals. the flowering period lasts for over three months. Morning sun. $15.00 - $25.00

Aechmea 'Shining Light' A large rosette of very shiny discolor leaves. Very bright red on the reverse. Branshced flower head with red flowers then white berries. Very showy. $25.00 - $35.00
Aechmea 'Smoothie' Previusly known as 'Morgana'. A fasciata with no spines, otherwise exactly the same with a lovely long-lasting pink pyramidal flower spike. Bright shade. $15.00 - $25.00
Aechmea 'Tam Star'

A very attractive medium to large rosette of rather stiff curvingolive-green leaves and a wine-coloured reverse side. The flower head is an erect panicle of brilliant red and white. an attractive plant indoors. Bright light indoors and bright shade outdoors. $12.00 - $20.00

Aechmea 'Toni' A medium to large upright plant with relatively stiff green leaves. Flowers are a very attractive purple and white rising about 50cm above the leaves. Ideal landscape plant. $15.00 - $20.00
Aechmea warasii A medium sized funnel form rosette. Soft, very shiny reddish-brown leaves. A dark burgundy pendant flower stem of dark purplr flowers with white margins turning red and followed by red berries. Bright shade. $10.00 - $15.00
Aechmea weilbachii forma leodiensis

Leaves tinted sepia-orange with a darker coloured underside. The sepals are lilac-purple and the petals lilac with white margins. Shade. $12.00 - $20.00


Alcantarea geniculata A medium-large species with green foliage in a 1m rosette. The striking inflorescence is about 1m tall with deep pink bracts and many creamy branches with bright yellow flowers. $25.00 - $40.00
Alcantarea imperialis rubra Truly one of the most regal and imposing members of the bromeliad family. A terrestrial, this giant species is adaptable only for outdoor growing. It can have a spread of over 1.5m and reach 2.5m high. The branched inforescence has glossy, deep red bracts from which emerge white or yellow flowers. Makes a great landscape specimen. Full sun. $25.00 - $40.00
Alcantarea odorata A medium-sized beauty, about 1m wide in a dense, upright rosette. The foliage is green with silver crossbands that later become obscured by a layer of silver-white powder. The beautiful inflorescence is a tall scape with many red branches and freagrant flowers. $30.00 - $50.00
Alcantarea imperialis green The same species as 'rubra' but lacks any red pigment. It grows as large but has a slightly different shape, being more open with leaves usually stiffer. An excellent landscape plant of impressive proportions in shade or sun. $25.00 - $40.00
Alcantarea regina A large terrestrial species with an inflorescence that can attain a height of 2 - 3m. The leaves are light green and waxy with the tips sharply recurved. The tall branched inflorescence has rosy red bracts. Flowers have white or yellow reflexed petals that emit a delightful jasmine-like fragrance. Bright shade. $20.00 - $40.00
Alcantarea vinicolor A large plant, resembling a smaller version of A. imperialis with very deep wine-red leaves. Marvellous for landscaping in frost-free areas and very beautiful when well-grown. $30.00 - $45.00
ANANAS The pineapple family.
Ananas bracteatus The red pineapple. Has stiff, reddish, serrated leaves forming a dense rosette with a cone-shaped inflorescence crowned with a tuft of leaf-like bracts. Petals either mauve or red. A lover of extremely bright light. The fruit is scarlet until maturity when it turns yellow and edible. Very sweet and juicy when fully ripe. $20.00 - $30.00
BEAUTIFUL BILLBERGIAS The Billbergias are mostly tubular in form, varying from 15 to 90cm tall. They adapt to most household conditions readily. Their foliage and flowers are of every conceivable colour and quite spectacular, though only lasting a short while. This genus doesn't require much attention, seems to thrive on neglect. When grown in clumps some species will flower two or even three times a year and most will take morning sun.
Billbergia amoena var. amoena A tall, rosy red-flushed tube, spotted with cream. An upright flower stem with large red bracts and bright green calyx, tipped with purple and the green petals are also tipped purple. HARDY. Morning sun. $12.00 - $20.00
Billbergia amoena x horrida A tall blackish red tube, heavily spotted cream. Some silver banding $12.00 - $15.00
Billbergia 'Aussie Rose' A funnel-shaped rosette of light green leaves motled with white. About 45cm high when in flower.The flower stem is red with red bracts and green flowers with dark blue tips. $10.00 - $15.00
Billbergia 'Catherine Wilson' Tall curving leaves mottled with white and turning bright pink in strong light. The flower stm is red and the bracts, tube and petals wholly green. $10.00 - $15.00
Billbergia chlorosticta hybrid A tall plant with dark pink leaves mottled and barred with silver. A huge red-stemmed flower head having red flower bracts, pink calyx and a green tube with dark blue petals. $12.00 - $15.00
Billbergia 'Fantasia' (Marbled Rainbow) An urn-shaped plant. Apple-green leaves with numerous white spots. Flowers bright red with magnificent bright red bracts. Most attractive contrast. Shade or morning sun. $10.00 - $15.00
Billbergia 'Gerda' An urn-shaped plant, darkish red-leaved, strongly banded with silver and some cream spotting and curled tips. A red stem and bracts with green petals tipped purple. $12.00 -$15.00
Billbergia 'Hawaii Sunset' A tubular plant 30cm high, wine red and heavily spotted with cream. Red flower stem and scape with pink calyx and green petals. $12.00 - $15.00
Billbergia horrida Green to burgundy leaves with silver cross bands. An upright flowerhead with greenish-yellow petals clustered at the top with pale blue tips. $12.00 - $15.00
Billbergia 'Kahibah' A very attractive smaller type of billbergia with olive-green leaves marbled and spotted white. Flushed red in good light. Pink stem and bracts with green flowers. Clumps well. Very attractive $12.00 - $15.00
Billbergia 'Karamea Vesuvius' The whole plant is a lovely clear cardinal-red when grown in good light, hence the name. A reasonably large billbergia. The flowers are green. Bright shade or morning sun. $12.00 - $20.00
Billbergia leptopoda A small spotted tube with curling leaf tips, upright flower spike, a red stem, bracts amd calyx and a green tube with purple petals. A variable plant. $12.00 - $15.00
Billbergia 'Muriel Waterman' A beautifully banded upright medium sized plant with plum coloured leaves and silvery bands. The flower head has pink bracts with satiny vivid blue petals. Bright shade or morning sun. $12.00 - $20.00

Billbergia nutans (Queen's Tears)

Forms clumps quickly. Narrow, graceful, olive-green recurving leaves. The pendant inflorescence has bright pink bracts with nodding green flowers edged with violet blue and red sepals. An old favourite. HARDY. $8.00 - $10.00
Billbergia 'Perriam's Pride' A most attractive medium sized Billbergia with olive-green marginated leaves that become quite pink in good light. Pink bracts and green flowers. Bright light or morning sun. $10.00 - $15.00
Billbergia pyramidalis var. striata Variegated form of pyramidalis with blue-green leaves and longitudinal stripes of yellow. Morning sun. $12.00 - $15.00
Billbergia 'Robwyn' A medium sized tubular plant, reddish-marron with some cream spotting. Bright red scape bracts with green calyx and purple flowers. Morning sun. $12.00 - $15.00
 Billbergia sanderiana A variable plant. Either grey or dark green leaves with purple edges and purple reverse. Reddish stemmed with green flowers and blue tips. Morning sun or shade. $12.00 - $15.00
 Billbergia 'Santa Barbara' Small to medium plant. Variegated cream and green longitudinal stripes overlaid with pink in good light. Pink bracts and green flowers. Very attractive. morning su. $12.00 - $15.00 
 Billbergia 'Smokey Haze'  A small compact upright grey-green vase with an upright inflorescence. Pink bracts and stem with petals the colour of smoke. Bright shade or morning sun. $10.00 - $12.00
 Billbergia 'Spotted Wren' (Amoena var. viridis x 'Bobtail'). Tubular plant about 45cm high with a red stem and flower bracts with wholly green flowers. Morning sun. $12.00 - $15.00
 Billbergia 'Theodore L. Mead' A very popular hybrid with a longlasting inflorescence for a billbergia. Medium sized with grey-green leaves. The pendulous flower head has large rose bracts with blue and green flowers. Blooms several times a year. Shade to morning sun. $12.00 - $15.00 
 Billbergia 'Violet Queen' A Billbergia of medium height with green leaves and some spotting and a reddish-brown reverse. Has bright pink scape bracts, cream flowers and purple tips. $12.00 - $15.00 
 Billbergia vittata A large tubular plant. Olive green leaves banded and mottled with silver with a purple cast in good light. The large inflorescence has red bracts and violet petals. Bright shade or some sun $12.00 - $15.00
 Billbergia vittata hybrid A medium sized tube. Dark maroon, banded and mottled with silver. The large red scape bractsand the large pendant inflorescence is most attractive with creamy to pale pink sepals and satiny purple petals with golden stamens. Bright shade, some sun. $12.00 - $15.00 
 Canistropsis billbergioides Formerly Nidularium billbergioides. A medium plant with light green leaves. Outstanding for its flower spike with stiff bracts of burnt orange and white petals. An excellent house plant. The flower remains for many months. Shade with bright filtered light outside. $12.00 - $15.00
 Canistropsis 'Citron'  This cv of C. billbergioides has a smaller rosette with clear yellow, boat-shaped bracts and white flowers. Position as above. $12.00 - $15.00
 Canistropsis microps forma bicensis  Rio de Janeiro to Sao Paulo. A tall slender stoloniferous plant. Shining red to wine-coloured leaves become olive-green towards the outer ends. The dark purple primary bracts and flowers are hidden deep in the heart of the plant. Bright shade. $10.00 - $12.00
 Canistropsis 'Persimmon'  This cv of billbergioides was called 'Flavum'. Very similar to 'Citron' except the flowers are orange. $12.00 - $15.00
Canistropsis 'Plum' Another cv of C. billbergioides. An upright-growing rosette with very dark maroon leaves about 45cm long. The stiff bracts which appear at the end of the 20-25cm flower stalk are a burnt orange and maroon colour lasting for months. Very attractive. Bright light indoors and shade with bright light outdoors. $12.00 - $15.00
xCRYPTBERGIA A bigeneric plant: Cryptanthus x Billbergia.
Cryptbergia 'Meadii' A small to medium plant with light green mottled leaves that turn a lovely pink in good light. Keep rather dry in winter. Shade with bright light. $10.00 - $12.00
Cryptbergia 'Red Burst' Formerly C. rubra. A stately rosette of reddish arching leaves that intensify to bronze-red in full sun. A cluster of small white flowers rise from the centre of the rosette. $10.00 - $12.00
DYCKIA A family of robust spiny plants loving warmth and dry conditions. They adapt well to pot culture and are ideal for rockeries. Because of their thick succulent leaves they can withstand drought. From miniatures 10cm across to giants 2m high. They have tall slender flower spikes with the flowers ranging in colour from yellow to burnt orange. Excellent landscape plants and most will take full sun.
Dyckia fosteriana x frigida A fairly large Dyckia which is very dark, almost black when grown in full sun. $12.00 - $15.00
EDMUNDOA Formerly Canistrum.
Edmundoa lindenii Brazil. A large plant. Broad waxy pale green leaves mottled with darker green. The flower is dense in the centre of the rosette, resembling eggs in a basket. White and green petals. Shade or filtered light. $12.00 - $15.00
Edmundoa lindenii var. rosea A fairly large plant with green leaves mottled with darker green. the surface of the leaves has a pinkish hue with a darker rose reverse. The flower head has pink bracts and white flowers. $12.00 - $15.00
Fascicularia bicolor Narrow grey-green leaves up to 60cm long. Will eventually form a large clump. The 30 to 40 flowers have pale blue petals and are surrounded by ivory bracts forming a dense head. In the centre the leaves during blooming become bright crimson around the floral cone. Eye-catching at blooming. VERY HARDY. Full sun. $12.00 - $15.00
GUZMANIA These are the exotics of the bromeliad family noted for glossy foliage, flamboyant inflorescences and bold patterned leaves. They require more care and attention than the other genera, disliking cold and preferring high humidity.
Guzmania 'Brielle' Quite a big plant with a large head of showy, recurving bracts in shades of peach with white or pale sepals. $15.00 - $20.00
Guzmania 'Fiesta' A normal sized Guzmania with leaves lined and flushed dark red. Typical form and a rich watermelon, coral inflorescence lasting roughly 12 weeks in flower. $15.00 - $20.00
Guzmania 'Guinn' A medium to large robust plant. The impressive inflorescence has large triangular red-orange bracts forming a large star-shaped head. $15.00 - $20.00
Guzmania 'Indian' A large green rosette with an inflorescence of reddish purple. Nice. $15.00 - $20.00
Guzmania 'Marjan' A real beauty with a striking yellow or orange-yellow inflorescence. A fine robust plant to about 60cm. $15.00 - $20.00
Guzmania 'Mignafiora' A large green rosette with a beautiful, clear red flower head and darker tips. $15.00 - $20.00
Guzmania 'Rana' Up to 50cm high. A wide-leaved green rosette with leaves to 40cm long, hot orange-red bracts with darker tips and a long-lasting habit. $15.00 - $20.00
Guzmania 'Sangria' A large rosette of many leaves flushing red from the base and green about 1/3 to the tips. Beautiful large flower head, maroon red and the ends green. a lovely Guzmania. $20.00
Guzmania sanguinea One of the most colourful bromeliads. When it flowersthe central leaves change colour from green to red, then to orange and deep yellow. The leaves are 25cm - 30cm long forming a flat rosette. The upper leaves red and lower ones green. Deep yellow flowers arise directly from the centre. $20.00 - $40.00
 Guzmania 'Triumph' A robust, wide-leaved plant. The green leaves have an orange reverse with pencil lines near the base. It has a shiny orange-red inflorescence $15.00 - $20.00 
 xGUZVRIESEA  Guzmania x Vriesea bigeneric.
 Guzvriesea 'Jeannie' This ia a magnificent plant when in bloom. Medium sized with green soft leaves. The flower spike rises about 30cm above the leaves. The bracts are orange-red and rose-like while the flowers are yellow. Bright shade. $15.00 - $20.00 
Hohenbergia stellata A large plant, the most widely cultivated of the genus. It has broad light green leaves 60-90cm long forming a handsome rosette. The flower spike rises to about 90cm and has an unusual floral arrangement of compact globular clusters of vivid red bracts with blue-petalled flowers in clumps up the stem. It likes a warm location. Will take morning sun. $15.00 - $25.00
Neomea 'Strawberry' A medium sized rosette with pointed green leaves. The whole plant turns a strawberry colour in bright light and when in flower becomes a brighter red in the centre. Will take full sun. $15.00 - $20.00
NEOREGELIA Known as the 'Blushing Hearts', this genus is a very popular one. They range in size from miniatures to giants, but most are medium-sized rosettes. They prefer bright light to bring out their colours and grow more compact. If given too much shade they lose their colour and become more elongated. They are adaptable to both indoor and outdoor growing and are renowned for the beautiful colours in their foliage at flowering time. Water should be kept in the centres or cups at all times. They are very easy-care plants.
Neoregelia 'Apricot Beauty' A medium-sized rosette, apricot rusty-red with green splotches and a red centre. Afternoon or morning sun. HARDY. $12.00 - $15.00
Neoregellia 'Aussie Orange beauty' A medium to large rosette with red and orange colouring. When flowering the inner leaves take on an orange glow. Morning sun. MEDIUM HARDY. $12.00 - $15.00
Neoregelia 'Avilla' A medium sized quite compact rosette of green leaves. At flowering time the inner leaves become a very bright plum colour then most of the outer leaves as well. Very showy. Bright shade. $12.00 - $15.00
Neoregelia 'Barbarian' An unusual medium sized plant. Leaves are creamy green with red peppering and some banding about two thirds of the way along the leaves. The centre turns red at flowering. Very striking plants. $15.00 - $25.00
Neoregelia 'Beefsteak' Medium sized, green with some marbling and streaking with maroon-red. Leaf tips blackish-maroon. Bright light or morning sun. $12.00 - $15.00
Neoregelia 'Beatrix' A medium sized plant up to 40cm wide. Olive green leaves edged and tipped with raspberry while the centre leaves are raspberry coloured with green flecks. Hardy. Morning sun. $12.00 - $15.00
Neoregelia 'Bloodshot Eyes' A pretty little plant with pinkish bronze leaves; red-spotted above and barred below with a red terminal spine. About 20cm across if grown well. Different. $15.00 - $20.00
Neoregelia 'Blood Red' A small compact rosette of green leaves blotched and banded red. At flowering time the centre turns blood red. $10.00 - $15.00
Neoregelia 'Berry Wine'  
Neoregelia 'Beta' A small to medium rosette with a brilliant red colour maintained throughout the year. Well stacked with red tips. Nice. $12.00 - $15.00
Neoregelia 'Bobby Dazzler' An impressive plant that forms a symmetrical wide-leafed rosette to over 50cm. Coloured red to deep red with large green spots and mottling with darker red tips. $20.00 - $30.00
Neoregelia 'Burgundy' Deep burgundy leaves with some green spotting. The whole plant is about 50cm wide, needing shade but quite hardy. $15.00 - $25.00
Neoregelia burle-marxii hybrid A medium sized handsome wide-leaved greyish rosette with a bright purple centre. Quite happy in full sun. $15.00 - $20.00
Neoregelia carolinae Shiny green leaves 30cm x 4cm forming an attractive rosette, the centre of which becomes brilliant shades of red or cerise. Vermillion or pomegranate when in full bloom. variable. 50% shade. $10.00 - $12.00
Neoregelia carolinae forma tricolor A variegated form with longitudinal stripes of ivory and green. When near to blooming the whole plant is suffused with red. the colour lasts for nearly a year. much in demand. Bright shade or morning sun. $10.00 - $15.00
Neoregelia carolinae X 'Oh No!' A medium sized rosette of dark green leaves turning orange at maturity, merging into a glowing red in the centre at flowering. $15.00 - $20.00
Neoregelia 'Cherry Wine' A cv of carolinae. An intense cerise red. Really lovely and much in demand. morning or afternoon sun. $12.00 - $15.00
Neoregelia compacta A medium sized neo which multiplies by long stolons. Pale green leaves with a very bright red centre. Great for pongas or on stone walls. Multiplies well. Shade or morning sun. $12.00 - $15.00
Neoregelia concentrica This group consists of medium to large, robust plants. Very hardy with various coloured centres of brilliant colours ranging from pink, red, mauve, purple and blue. Morning or afternon sun. $15.00
Neoregelia concentrica (albomarginated) An extremely attractive plant with creamy white margins on the leaves and a deep purple centre at flowering time. $15.00 - $20.00
Neoregelia 'Coolbaugh' Large and wide-leaved. Greyish green overlaid with purple and edged with black and a deep purple centre. Afternoon sun. $15.00 - $30.00
Neoregelia correia-araujoi A very large flat rosette about 1m across with very wide green leaves covered in dark red marbling and spotting. Very hardy and great for landscaping. $20.00 - $40.00
Neoregelia 'Cranberry' An especially beautiful plant with wide, wine-red leaves streaked with lines of even brighter red. An extremely handsome hybrid, now quite rare. $15.00 - $25.00
Neoregelia 'Crimson Nest' A medium, well-shaped rosette with crimson leaves edged green. The inner leaves turn a rich dar red at flowering making this a highly decorative variety. Full sun. VERY HARDY. $12.00 - $15.00
Neoregelia cruenta X concentrica This is a very showy plant with moderately stiff, pale green leaves with a red blush extending from the tips inwards as the plant matures. Full sun orbright shade. $15.00 - $25.00
Neoregelia 'Dark Cloud' Formerly 'Fireball x 'Plutonis'. A small rosette of olive-green heavily overlaid withdark red shading to black. Full sun. $12.00 - $15.00
Neoregelia 'Deb' A plant of medium size and good form. green leaves with a bright orange-red centre at flowering time. Very lovely. Bright shade. $12.00 - $15.00
Neoregelia 'Dexter's Pride' This a medium to large rosette with wide leaves. The whole plant is a beautiful shade of solid, dusky red-wine. Very much in demand. Bright shade or morning sun. $12.00 - $20.00
Neoregelia 'Fall in Love' An outstanding small-growing neo from Australia, mature at about 25cm across. It takes on some of the mosyt beautiful colours of any Neoregelia hybrid. Basically red with green banding at maturity, it becomes red on the upper half, banded strongly with white. Some moring sun. $12.00 - $15.00
Neoregelia 'First Prize' An extremely handsome, colourful hybrid that will add sparkle to your collection. A medium-sized rosette of wide red leaves speckled with bright green. $15.00 - $25.00
Neoregelia 'First Prize variegata' An outstanding sport from Brazil. Medium sized to about 50cm across with symmetrical shape. The glossy leaves have medio-picta type variegations and an overall rosy pink wash and is mottled with light green and cherry red at flowering. Margins are dark greenish red. $25.00 - $45.00
Neoregelia fosteriana (Australian form) medium rosette. Bright red, flecked green and sometimes edged with green. Morning or afternoon sun. $12.00 -$15.00

Neoregelia fosteriana (NZ form)

Medium size. Red leaves with some lime green splotching or spotting. Full sun. VERY HARDY. $10.00 - $12.00
Neoregelia 'Foster's giant Red' hybrid Medium to large plants with numerous leaves colouring to brilliant red. Nice form. $12.00 - $15.00
Neoregelia 'Franca' A 30cm - 35cm rosette of green leaves marginated with creamy-white which becomes suffused with pink in bright light. The centre turns deep cerise pink when flowering. Very popular. $15.00 - $25.00
Neoregelia 'Freckle Face' Medium sized robust plant. Ruby, rusty-coloured leaves with small lime-green spots when grown in full light. Full sun. Hardy. $10.00 - $15.00
Neoregelia 'Gay Rebel' A medium sized wide-leaved rosette of good form. The leaves take on a golden reddish hue when grown in bright light. Full sun. $12.00 - $15.00
Neoregelia 'Gee Whizz' A fairly large plant. Well stacked with wide pinkish leaves turning red as it matures. Inner leaves turn pinkish-mauve at flowering time. Magnificent plant for landscaping. $20.00 - $30.00
Neoregelia 'Gespacho' A medium multi-coloured plant with red leaves blotched, banded and spotted with yellow-green, often with wide bands of yellow-white areas. Morning sun. Most attractive. $15.00 - $20.00
Neoregelia 'Glossy Print' A miniature plant with a very neat, compact rosette. Very glossy leaves of green overlaid with wine maroon. $12.00 - $15.00
Neoregelia 'Gold Fever'

A lovely Australian hybrid that grows compactly when in very good light to about 30cm across. It is bright red with lime green spots covering about 50%of the plant. Bright light or morning sun.$15.00 - $20.00

Neoregelia 'Grace' A medium to large rosette. Green with the inner leves turning a most brilliant shade of red at flowering time. A very lovely plant. Bright shade. $15.00 - $20.00
Neoregelia 'Guinea' A small llime green plant with wine coloured spots and wine red tips. ecomes darker in the centre at flowering time. Morning sun. $12.00 - $15.00
Neoregelia 'Happy Thoughts' (purple) A grey leaved rosette with purple spotting and a dark centre when flowering. $12.00 - $20.00
Neoregelia 'Happy Thoughts' (red) Red-spotted green leaves with a red heart, dark red leaves with green spotting (sometimes striped) when flowering. $12.00 - $20.00
Neoregelia 'Heart's Blood' A small compact rosette. THe leaves are green with red spotting and red tips. A carmine red centre when flowering. Half day sun. Hardy. $12.00 - $20.00
Neoregelia 'Inferno' A very compact, beautifully formed albomarginated plant with a brilliant orange-red centre when flowering. Bright shade. $15.00 - $20.00
Neoregelia 'Jean Evans' A lovely small rosette of good form. As the plant matures it turns a vibrant orange-red with a darker red centre at flowering time. $12.00 - $15.00
Neoregelia johannis Southern Brazil. A very large robust green plant with vivid colouration when in bloom. Leaves turn bright red halfway up their length with intense red tips when grown in full sun. Very hardy $15.00 - $20.00
Neoregelia 'Kahala Dawn' A medium sized, very beautifully variegated plant. Green leaves with deep red stripes and mottling. $25.00 - $40.00
Neoregelia 'Kahala Sunset' A rarer sport of 'Kahala Dawn', boldly albomarginated creamy white. Few Neos have such vivid colour. Limited supply. $35.00 - $45.00
Neoregelia 'Karamea Alkazar' An unusual medium sized plant with olive green leaves, red splotches and broken lines of brilliant red. The centre turns very intense red at flowering time. $15.00 - $25.00
Neoregelia 'Karamea Autumn' NEW A medium to large rosette with very wide leaves mottled pinky-bronze and with red tips. Autumn colours. $15.00 - $20.00
Neoregelia 'Karamea Berry Wine' A dark maroon, medium rosette with bright green splotches and dots on both sides of the leaves. Something different. $15.00 - $25.00
Neoregelia 'Karamea Blossom' NEW A rosette of medium size. Lime green leaves flushed and speckeled red with cherry-red tips. The centre is cherry red at flowering. dappled light or shade with bright light. $15.00 - $20.00
Neoregelia 'Karamea Bright Spark' NEW A medium to large rosette with green leaves about 30-50cm long. Stoloniferous. Extremely bright red centre at flowering. Eye-stopper. $15.00 -$25.00
Neoregelia 'Karamea Footloose' NEW Medium rosette with deep pink leaves with red tips and a red centre. Full sun. VERY HARDY $10.00 - $15.00
Neoregelia 'Karamea Mattino' This medium sized plant has brown leaves with bright green splotches and spots. A nice compact plant with wide leaves and good shape which needs bright light for best results. $15.00 - $25.00
Neoregelia 'Karamea Natalie' A medium sized compact plant with inner leaves very bright wine-red and outer leaves fading to yellow with faint spotting. Tips are bright wine red and undersides are a softer wine red. $15.00 - $25.00
Neoregelia 'Karamea Plum Sauce' A medium sized rosette with green leaves overlaid with deep shining red from the tips inwards. The centre turns red at flowering. $15.00 - $25.00
Neoregelia 'Karamea Red Paprika' NEW A medium to large plant of pale green leaves covered on both sides with myriads of minute dark red spots with the centre becoming a darker red at flwerong. $15.00 - $20.00
Neoregelia 'Karamea Pasco-Cherry A very well-stacked rosette with lots of wide leaves, olive green, flushed red with red tips. A beauty. $15.00 - $25.00
Neoregelia 'Karamea Raspberry Crush' Starts with green leaves then turns rusty red as it matures. The centre flushes bright red at flowering. $15.00 - $20.00
Neoregelia kautskyi a lovely plant of unusual colour. Leaves about 20cm long are yellow with maroon splotches. Needs bright light to bring out the colouring. Flowers white with blue margins. morning or afternoon sun. $12.00 - $15.00
Neoregelia 'Lambert's Pride' A medium rosette with a leaf colour of orange-red with white to greenish-white banding and red leaf tips. A lovely plant indeed. $15.00 - $20.00
Neoregelia 'Lena Regina' A very attractive albomarginated form, flushed pink in good light. Medium sized rosette with bright red tips. Centre flushed very bright pink at flowering. $15.00 - $20.00
Neoregelia 'Lila' Medium sized with light green leaves and darker blotching. At flowering the inner leaves turn a very bright vermillion. Last in colour for many months. Bright shade. $12.00 - $15.00
Neoregelia 'Lokelani' A pretty little plant with blood red leaves. Very compact with a slight twist to the leaves, nicely stacked. The central leaves turn darker red with splashes of white at flowering. Most attractive. $20.00 - $30.00
Neoregelia 'Maggie's Pride' A variegated plnt of upright habit. The shiny leaves are broad and boldly variegated with a pinky mauve suffusion in good light while the centre flushes rosy red when in bloom. $12.00 - $15.00
Neoregelia magnifica X 'Painted Lady' Medium sized rosette with green leaves flushing red ast it matures. Leaves also have red tips. $15.00 - $25.00
Neoregelia 'Manoa Beauty' A medium sized plant, wide-leaved and of good form. The leaves are green, blotched and spotted red. The centre becomes fiery red at flowering time and the tips are cherry red. a beautiful plant. $15.00 - $20.00
Neoregelia 'Marcon' hybrid. A large golden coloured plant blotched and marbled with red with maroon tips. Afternoon or morning sun. Hardy. $12.00 - $15.00
Neoregelia 'Marechelii' A cv of carolinae. This plant has a lovely form with medium sized green leaves merging gradually into orange with a bright red centre at flowering time. Morning sun or bright shade. Nice. $12.00 - $15.00
Neoregelia marmorata A medium sized rosette. In very bright light it becomes such a dark maroon that it is almost black, spotted green. Very attractive. Morning or afternoon sun. Colourings can vary. Very hardy. $12.00 - $15.00
Neoregelia 'Maya' Medium sized, about 30cm high and 45cm across. Leaves medium green with lighter green irregular spots, red freckles and striations. The foliage is candy-striped with red on the upper surface and green-spotted and red on the reverse. Most attractive. $15.00 - $20.00
Neoregelia 'Mercury' Medium size with deep red, wide leaves with some light green speckling and blotching. Turns deeper red in the centre when flowering. $15.00 - $20.00
Neoregelia meyendorfii spineless This is a lovely shiny bright spineless plant. Growth is compact with a tightly symmetrical rosette of glossy reddish leaves, flushing a brighter red at anthesis. $15.00 - $20.00
Neoregelia 'Medium Rare' A lovely shaped rosette, olive-green turning to bronze red with cherry tips to the leaves. The centre becomes an intense cerise red when flowering. A beauty. $15.00 - $20.00
Neoregelia 'Milagro' A very striking variegated plant of medium size with wide leaves which are margined in creamy white which becomes intensely pink in strong light and are strongly mottled with glossy red over green. $25.00 - $35.00
Neoregelia 'Mocha Mint' Medium sized plant, mottled red and green all over. The centre turns red at flowering. Hardy. Half day sun. $12.00 - $15.00
Neoregelia 'Morado' A nicely compact albomarginated plant blushing a rich purplr at blooming time and will develop dark concentris bands when grown in bright light. Bright shade or morning sun. $15.00 - $20.00
Neoregelia 'Natascha' A Medium sized rosette. Wide leaves, red with green spotting and with very dark red tips. Bright or dappled light. $15.00 - $20.00
 Neoregelia 'Noble Descent' Medium sized plant with straw-coloured leaves, red- tipped with some red spotting and mottling when gown in good light. Very showy. Full sun. $12.00 - $15.00
Neoregelia 'Nuance' A medium sized beautiful plant of pale green leaves merging into cream then tinted pink. The pink becomes brighter when flowering. $15.00 - $20.00
Neoregelia 'Orange Glow variegata' A smallish rosette, very compact with green leavesstriped with cream. The stripes become suffused with bright orange and the centre becomes bright orange-red at flowering. $20.00 - $35.00
Neoregelia pascoaliana Known in NZ as N. carcharodon but isn't! A large robust species with stiff greyish leaves, spotted and banded with maroon. The leaves have purple spines and are red-tipped. Overall bright red, giving it a peachy look..as described by Tropiflora. Morning sun. $12.00 - $15.00
Neoregelia 'Picolo' A unique little plant that looks a little like a dwarf form of N. 'Tricolor' but the growth is very compact, under 30cm and the colour is a peachy blush over light green variegated leaves. They flush red at flowering. $15.00 - $25.00
Neoregelia 'Pink Sensation' One of the most vividly coloured Neo hybrids. The central leaves become neon pink all over when mature. Quite outstanding. $15.00 - $20.00
Neoregelia 'Plutonis' Medium to large wide-leaved rosette. Olive-green overlaid and edged with maroon for about 2/3 of the way down from the tips of the leaves. At flowering time the centre becomes a lovely shade of pomegranate purple. A very handsome plant. It will take quite a lot of sun. Hardy. $15.00 - $20.00
Neoregelia 'Powder Puff' A most attractive plant of medium size. The leaves are lime-green with red flushing and stripes. The centre becomes extremely bright pink at blooming. Bright light or morning sun. $15.00 - $20.00
Neoregelia 'Princess Caroline' Southern Brazil. Princely is an appropriate name for this handsome plant. Mediumd size. Leaves green above and grey beneath. When the plant is ready to bloom, the inner leaves turn a vibrant and startling intense amethyst, lasting in colour for months. The violet flowers are surrounded by bright red bracts. Beautiful. Bright shade or morning sun. $12.00 - $15.00
Neoregelia 'Proserpinae' A cv of concentrica. Similar to concentrica but much larger and has yellowish bracts tinted with violet. The leaves are blotched with blackish purple. Morning or afternoon sun. VERY HARDY. $15.00 - $20.00
Neoregelia 'Purple Star' A stunning hybrid of medium size. Bright vivid purple all over becoming more intensely coloured with age. Prefers bright indirect light for best colour. $15.00 - $20.00
Neoregelia 'Queen Kapiolani' This fabulous plant, one of my favourites, is medium-sized and beautifully compact with wide, wine-red leaves and cherry red tips. $20.00 - $30.00
Neoregelia 'Raphael' A medium to large albo-marginated rosette with creamy white margins which turn reddish pink in high light while the central leaves become bright red at flowering. $15.00 - $20.00
Neoregelia 'Red Planet' An interesting Australian hybrid about 50cm across with deep red leaves and light green cross-banding. The centre flushes bright red when flowering. $15.00 - $20.00
Neoregelia 'Red Romance' A medium to large plant with an olive green background, with dark red lines, some quite wide in the centre of the leaves.The leaves are edged with green. The centre flushes a very dark red at flowering. Beautiful plant when well grown. $20.00 - $35.00
Neoregelia 'Red Satin' Another medium sized plant, green at the base with the rest of the leaves flushing red to the tips with a satiny shine. At flowering the centre becomes a darker red. Will take sun. $12.00 - $15.00
Neoregelia 'Radiant' Medium to large rosette withgreen leaves flushing purple and dark purple tips. At flowering time the inner leaves turn a brilliant shade of purple. $15.00 - 20.00
Neoregelia 'Rosa-Morada'

A Chester Skotak hybrid that grows in a compact rosette to about 40cm. The purplish leaves are margined with vivid pink. An outstanding and unusual plant. $15.00 - $20.00

Neoregelia 'Roseo-lineatum' A large plant with leaves yellow-green and numerous red lines running lengthwise as well as red tips. The centreturns extremely bright red at flowering. $15.00 - $30.00
Neoregelia 'Rosy Morn' A hybrid of mysterious origin, imported from Australia as seed of N. morrisoniana, but turned out to be something else.Its a lovely large plant to 75cm across with glossy pink leaves, spotted darker pink on reverse side and at the base. Very wide leaves that turn a rich, shocking pink at flowering time. A 'must have' for the collector. $20.00 - $35.00
Neoregelia 'Rosatina' A larger Neo with large yellowish-green leaves and rounded tips. A red-purple centreat blooming with reddish mottling, spotting and spattering in the upper leaves. Will take half day sun. very handsome plant. $15.00 - $30.00
Neoregelia 'Royal Burgundy' X 'Fireball' A cute, showy, small plant, barely 20cm across with fairly wide glossy, burgundy leaves spotted with green. It forms nice clusters on short stolons. Good in hanging baskets too. $15.00 - $20.00
Neoregelia 'Royal Cordovan' An outstanding plant with wide, deep coppery-burgundy leaves in a symmetrical flat rosette. The centre blushes a deep red when in bloom but the year-round colour is simply stunning. $20.00 - $30.00
Neoregelia 'Royal Flush' This medium sized plant has dark olive-green leaves overlaid with purple, the central leaves turning to very dark purple at flowering. Morning or afternoon sun. Very nice. $12.00 - $15.00
Neoregelia 'Royal Robe' A medium to large plant with light green leaves with banding and spotting and a bright amethyst centre at flowering. A very handsome plant. Will take full sun. $12.00 - $15.00
Neoregelia 'Sand Flea' A small to medium growing novelty plant that matures at about 20 - 25cms. Variegated, red pepper-speckled leaves show an overall red blush and a cherry-red centre at flowering time. $15.00 - $25.00
Neoregelia 'Sharlock' x johannis rubra A spectacular plant in a lovely shade of wine-red with some minute spots of citron green. Medium to large with great form. Bright light or a touch of morning sun. $15.00 - $20.00
Neoregelia 'Sheba' A spineless rosettes with a pink cast and bold creamy-white variegations with a deep red centre at flowering time. It forms an attractive clump with many offsets on stolons. Great for climbing up palm trees. $15.00 - 20.00
Neoregelia 'Sheer Joy' Purple form. A lovely many-leaved, medium tp large rosette with olive-green leaves and red mottling overlaid purple. Deep purple centre. Shade or morning sun. $12.00 - $15.00
Neoregelia spectabilis var. variegata A larger variegated form of the above. $12.00 - $15.00
Neoregelia 'Spots & Dots Novar' A medium plant. The original plant was variegated but unfortunately it rarely throws a variegated pup. It is still a nice plant with lime-green leaves overlaid with reddish-wine and darker spotting. Morning sun. $12.00 - $15.00
Neoregelia 'Strawberry Sundae' A small plant with very unusual colouring from 14cm to 16cm across in a compact rosette. The leaves are reddish-green with small freckles and an overall rosy blush. The leaf tips turn dark, almost black up to half their length. A little beauty. $15.00 - $25.00
Neoregelia 'Stoplight' Medium to large plant with light green leaves with scarlet tips and a pink centre whn flowering. Morning sun. $12.00 - $15.00
 Neoregelia 'Super Ruby' Medium to large. Solid ruby-red with a darker centre when grown in good light. Full sun. HARDY $12.00 - $15.00
 Neoregelia 'Takemura Grande' F2  Large very handsome plants of great form with beautifully coloured centres from pink to deep purple. Morning or afternoon sun. $25.00
 Neoregelia 'Takemura Princeps' F2 Large well formed rosettes with various coloured centres from blue, violet, purple, lavender, pink through to maroon. Some are black-edged and splotched with black or maroon. very vivid colours. morning or afternoon sun. $20.00 
Neoregelia 'Tangerine' No confusion about the origin of the name. A beautiful, medium-sized plant with glossy, tangerine orange leaves even when not in bloom. Colour strongest in strong light. $20.00 -$30.00
Neoregelia 'Tickled Pink' A medium to large plant, pale green leaves flushed pink with numerous cream and pink lines running lengthwise. The leaves are edged with red and have red tips and a red centre at flowering. Very colourful.
Neoregelia 'Treasure Chest' A stunning cross. Wide leaves in a symmetrical rosette with the pattern of 'Royal Burgundy', some speckling and blotching but with the colouring of 'Pink Sensation'. Outstanding in every way. $20.00 - $35.00
 Neoregelia 'Tristram' hybrid. A smallish plant with green leaves having wide pink margins. The whole plant becomes suffused reddish-pink at flowering time when grown in good light. Bright light or morning sun. Very pretty. $15.00 - $20.00 
 Neoregelia 'Ultima' NEW  A medium well-shaped plant. leaves variegated with a wide central band and green margins flushing bright red at flowering. $15.00 - $20.00
Neoregelia 'Van Dourme' This fine bromeliad has deep green leaves variegated and strongly albomarginated with vivid white. The centre flush when blooming brings bright red halfway out to the leaftips. Nice compact plants. $15.00- $20.00
 xNEOTANTHUS  A bigeneric plant : Neoregelia x Cryptanthus.
 Neotanthus 'Cardboard' A small striking rosette. Grey-brown leaves with scarlet tips and a scarlet centre. Bright shade to morning sun. $12.00 - $15.00 
 Neotanthus 'Waffle' Of unknown parentage, it is an unusual plant. The medium sized rosette has faint brown cross-banding on the upper sides of the leaves. A deep rose centre at flowering time. $12.00 - $15.00 
 NIDULARIUM  These are commonly known as 'Birdnest Bromeliads'. They have a short stalk, topped by a collarette of brilliant colour emerging from a rosette of green leaves. Stiped with various colours they are lightly spined and are handsome plants. They prefer shade so do very well as indoor plants. They do not however like to dry out and should have water in their heart or cup at all times.
Nidularium amazonicum Previously innocentii var. innocentii. Green leaves edged with rusty-red. The undersides are also rusty-red. Red bracts and white petals. About 60cm diameter. very attractive. Shade. $12.00 - $15.00
Nidularium campos-portoi   A small rosette with many light green leaves. Flowering time the inner leaves turn bright orange. The flowers are white. Shade. $14.00 - $20.00
Nidularium 'Chantrieri' This plant medium sized plant has dark green mottled leaves with maroon edges and undersides. At flowering the inner rosette is bright cerise. A beauty. $15.00 - $25.00
Nidularium fulgens Southern Brazil. Very attractive medium rosette 45cm in diameter, delicately mottled with darker green spots. Bright red bracts a brilliant contrast. Bright shade or morning sun. $12.00 - $15.00
Nidularium innocentii var. lineatum Has pale green leaves so heavily covered with fine white lines that the whole plant appears to be almost white. A very attractive plant especially at flowering with its dark red flower bracts. Bright shade. $12.00 - $15.00
Nidularium innocentii var. striatum similar to above but with green leaves marked with longitudinal cream stripes. Bright shade. $12.00 - $15.00
Nidularium 'Karamea Morobe' Australian import.. was 'Madame Robert Morobe'. A large compact well-formed plant with wide, light green leaves. A lovely rose-like centre of bright red lasting for months. $12.00 - $20.00
Nidularium 'Leprosa' Preeviously called rosulatum. A large compact, well-shaped rosette with light green leaves mottled darker green with some purple spotting at the base. At flowering the inner rosette is light mauve. Bright shade. $12.00 - $20.00
Nidularium 'Litmus' Previously known as N. antoineanum. This is a more vase-shaped Nidularium than most. Flower bracts are plum coloured at first, later turning electric blue. $15.00 - $20.00
Nidularium longiflorum A large rosette with plain green leaves. Flower bracts are red, making a beautiful contrast to its leaves. Shade. $12.00 - $15.00
Nidularium 'Lubbersianum' Light green leaves 45cm diameter. The inner rosette is bright orange-red and is held well above the leaves lasting in colour for many months. An excellent houseplant. Bright light indoors or bright shade to morning sun outdoors. $12.00 - $15.00
Nidularium 'Orange Bract' A cv of fulgens. A rarer form of fulgens with bright orange bracts. Bright shade or morning sun. $15.00 - $20.00
Nidularium procerum Previously called terminale. Moderately firm serrated light green leaves form a graceful plant. The inner floral rosette is bright scarlet and stays in bloom for up to 6 months. Excellent indoors or outside. $12.00 - $15.00
Nidularium 'Raru' This is a lovely plant with green leaves with darker green spots and reddish maroon bracts with pale pinkish flowers. Bright shade. $12.00 - $15.00
Nidularium rubens Truly one of the most beautiful nidulariums. About 45cm diameter. Dark green with purple edging. The undersides are shiny purple and the flower bracts are bright red. Shade or filtered bright light. $12.00 - $20.00
Nidularium 'Ruby Lee' A medium rosette with deep green leaves and purplish-maroon edging and reverse. Inner rosette is blood-red with white flowers. Bright shade or filtered light. Very attractive. $12.00 - $20.00
Nidularium 'Rusty' N. rutilans x lubbersiana. A medium-sized plant that forms a lovely shaped rosette. The leaves turn mauve-pink in good light and are edged with deep mauve . The inflorescence is held high above the leaves and is red. Stays in colour for about 6 months. A very lovely plant. Bright shade. $12.00 - 20.00
Nidularium rutilans Sometimes known as regelioides. A compact well-formed plant up to about 45cm diameter. Rich green shiny leaves mottled dar green. The inner rosette is rich rose. Petals orange. Shade to morning sun. $12.00 - $15.00
Ochagavia littoralis Previously Ochagavia carnea. An attractive rosette of stiff, well-armed green leaves with a silvery-white reverse. The hemispherical inflorescence nestling in the centre with white wooly bracts and rose-pink petals in a dense cluster is most attractive. Clusters readily in the garden. Full sun. HARDY. $12.00 - $15.00
ORTHOPHYTUM These clustering plants are easily grown as long as they have a warm bright atmosphere. They can withstand prolonged dryness as they are thick-leaved and retain some water in their leaves.
Orthophytum gurkenii A striking plant. Star-shaped with fleshy leaves with cream and brown zig zag markings. The flower head has green bracts with tiny white flowers. Morning sun. $15.00
PITCAIRNIA These are referred to as the 'grass-like bromeliads'. Some are deciduous while others retain their leaves all year. In most species the flowers appear on a long stalk and range in colour through white, yellow, orange and reds. They grow best in moist, shaded positions in the ground.
Pitcairnia brittoniana Green leaves with red margins to about 10cm from the base. The simple unbranched inflorescence rises above the leaves to about 1.5m in height, densely flowered, the sepals are dark red and the tubular flowers are yeloow to bright orange. $12.00 - $15.00
Pitcairnia flammea A smallish plant with abundant green leaves 50-90cm long and 3-6cm wide. The inflorescence bears a red-flowered spike 15-20cm long. Grows in groups so makes quite a show with many heads of flowers. $12.00 - 15.00
Pitcairnia flammea var. floccosa Similar to above but leaves narrower and with flocking, especially on the reverse side of the leaves. Flowers similar to falmmea. $10.00 - $15.00
Pitcairnia heterophylla South Mexico, West Indies, Venezuela. Arching grass-like leaves coming from a spiny bulbous base. Deciduous. The short floral scape appers in early Spring with flowers of showy pink to red petals and green bracts clustered in a head-like inflorescence. The base of the leaves are furnished with very sharp and dangerous spines, so need to be handled carefully. Good in hanging baskets. $12.00 - $15.00
Portea kermesina Medium sized with purplish leaves with a brilliantly shining kermesine inflorescence. Most attractive $15.00 - $25.00
PUYA All Puyas are rugged spiny plants withstanding all kinds of conditions as long as the drainage is good. They are excellent subjects for landscaping. Most of the inflkorescences are extremly showy with vivid colours.
Puya humilis Previously butcherianum. This Puya is relatively small and grows well in a 20cm pot. THe leaves are grey-green and the flower stem is erect with violet to black flowers. $12.00 - $15.00
 Puya miribilis  A loose rosette of leaves about 50-75cm long and very narrow. The 90cm high green scape has simple racemed petals, greenish to white, spreading at the tips. A very fine, small, free-flowering plant. Prefers some shade. $10.00 - $15.00
 QUESNELIA Living Vases. Gorgeous inflorescences with rosy-pink bracts like crepe paper appear on nearly all Quesnelias. They are quite hardy and adapt well to most household conditions, but need water in the vases/cups at all times.
 Quesnelia arvensis Sao Paulo. A well-formed rosette with stiff leaves. A 30cm high flower stalk bears a gorgeous flower head which is a dense oval shape consisting of rosy-red bracts and violet and white petals. The amazing flower head looks like rosy-red vrepe paper. Bright shade or morning sun. $12.00 - $20.00
 Quesnelia humilis A very small tubular plant 20-25cm high with plain blue-green leaves. Its flower clusters are glowing red and tipped with purple. Increases by stolons. Bright shade. $10.00 - $12.00 
 Quesnelia imbricata A few leaves to about 40cm long and tinged purple. The flower spike reaches 50cm high with rose scape and bracts and a simple inflorescence with rose sepals and 4cm cherry-red petals. $12.00 - $15.00 
 Quesnelia liboniana A stiff tubular species which mainly grows on rocks  in its native habitat. It grows on stolons with leaves about 30cm long while the flower stem hangs down gracefully bearing a small inflorescence with orange bracts and dark purple tubular flowers. Shade. $10.00 - $12.00
 Quesnelia marmorata A highly decorative species known as the 'Grecian Urn 'plant. Stiff upright leaves 45-50cm high, fan out from each side and do not form a rosette. The foliage is blue-green with a mottling of maroon spots. The inflorescence is branched with rose-pink bracts and tubular blue-petalled flowers. Morning sun. $12.00 - $15.00
FASCINATING TILLANDSIAS Tillandsias take many unusual shapes and forms and are quite intriguing. They are highly variable, often bulbous, tufted, grass-like or having some other curious form. We have other Tillandsias for sale from time to time.
Tillandsia cyanea  A graceful rosette of mainly thin grass-like leaves with vertical brown stripes. The inflorescence is a bright rose-coloured fan-like head about 10-15cm long and about 5cm wide. Large brilliant blue flowers emerge singly or in pairs along the spike. Shade or filtered light. LIMITED SUPPLY. $15.00 - $20.00
 Tillandsia 'Emilie' A cv of Tillandsia lindenii x cyanea. A perfect intermediary between the two parents. Large deep violet flowers. $15.00 - $20.00 
 Tillandsia kirchhoffiana A grass-like Tillandsia with long narrow branches bearing red floral bracts and lavender flowers. A very graceful plant that looks great in the garden. $15.00 - $20.00 
 Tillandsia lindenii Froms an open rosette with many narrow green leaves with fine red parallel lines. The flower spike is elongated, flat and up to 15cm long and 5cm wide. The flowers are a beautiful shade of blue with a white eye. Ideal for pot culture. Shade or filtered light. LIMITED SUPPLY. $15.00 - $20.00 
 Tillandsia multicaulis Found in dark, humid forests. An unusual species that can have as many as eight flower spikes at once which form between the leaves and are about 30cm long and 6cm wide. Reddish-gold bracts with flowers that hjave blue petals. The rosette itself is attractive with pale green soft leaves and can easily be mistaken for a Vriesea. Shade or filtered light. $12.00 - $15.00 
 Tillandsia punctulata  Thrity to forty narrow blueish-green leaves, black at the base. The 30cm flower spike is covered with shiny scarlet bracts and topped by one to three cone-shaped spikes. The unusual tubular flowers have blackish-purple petals tipped with white. $12.00 - $15.00
Tillandsia secunda A large silver Tillandsia forming a rosette which at maturity is about 30-60cm in diameter. THe leaves have a frosted appearance with amaranth margins. The flowers are violet and it has numerous offsets along its stem after blooming. Van br grown on rocks or wood or in a pot.This plant grows best in bright light and high humidity. The water in the cup should be kept fresh to avoid rot. $15.00 - $25.00
Tillandsia tricolor A dense rosette of recurving narrow leaves. The slender erest scape is red and the flower head is a single spike. THe flower bracts turn yellow with age and the tubular flowers have bright violet petals. $12.00 - $15.00
Tillandsia viridiflora Forms a medium to large rosette of very thin green leaves tht are purple underneath. The tall erect inflorescence has large green flowers with very long stamens hanging liek tassles. When grown in very bright light all the foliage becomes purple. $12.00 - $15.00
VRIESEA The most eloquent praise could not do justice to the Vreisea. Known as the flowering swords of the jungle, they have adapted well to cultivation and can be handled in comfort as they have no spines. Some Vrieseas have self-shining leaves in graceful rosette forms and many sport brilliant red spikes with yellow flowers. Others have spotting, bars, speckles or blotches on the foliage. Colour just runs riot in the leaf patterns. Vrieseas flourish well in dappled light, warm humid conditions with good air movement. They grow well indoors but keep water in their central cups at all times. They also like excellent drainage as with all epiphytes.
Vriesea 'Angela'  A beautiful dark red platynema hybrid. Medium to large rosette. Similar markings to Vriesea 'Intermedia Rubra' but much darker colouring. $25.00
 Vriesea 'Bananas' A medium to large sized rosette with a very large, tall, branched yellow inflorescence. The branches are quite long. $15.00 - $25.00 
 Vriesea 'Brentwood Dusty' A small rosette with a purple base. The leaves are green but in bright light they take on a purple cast. It has a very bright flattened spike of red and yellow. $12.00 - $15.00 
 Vriesea carinata (dwarf)  South Brazil. This dainty little Vriesea is one of the most charming of the genus, with light green leaves. It has a flattened spike 5-8cm long. The bracts are bright crimson at the base, becoming yellow and green at the tips. It tends to vary in size. Very easy to grow. $8.00 - $10.00
 Vriesea carinata var. multibract. A small to medium rosette of soft green leaves and as the name suggests, a much-branched inflorescence with red bracts andyellow flowers. A most attractive bromeliad in flower. 
 Vriesea 'Carlsbad' Large to about 75cm high and 75cm across. Pointed leaves, green and lightly mottled red, becoming flushed with red near the base. An upright branched spike with coppery red bracts and yellow flowers. $15.00 - $25.00 
 Vriesea 'Christine'  Colourful is the word for this small Vriesea, rarely exceeding 30cm overall. Crisp green leaves and a branched spike of red bracts and yellow flowers. $12.00 - $15.00
 Vriesea 'Corallina' A vry attractive medium sized rosette with a red base, reddish leaves and bright red branched inflorescence with yellow flowers. $12.00 - $15.00 
Vriesea corcovadensis A tillandsia-like Vriesea with green and black upright leaves. Multiplies by stolons. The inflorescence is simple or branched with white-tippedfloral bracts. $10.00 - $12.00
Vriesea 'Deutcher Zwerg ' x bleherae A small to medium green rosette flushed purple. The branched inflorescence has bright red bracts with yellow flowers, tipped green. $15.00 - $20.00
Vriesea 'Eiko' A small compact green rosette with a bright orange-red upright inflorescence and yellow flowers. $12.00 - $15.00
Vriesea ensiformis Brazil. A very free-growing plant varying from medium to large. The leaves are soft green, tinged with lavender, particularly at the base. The tall, bold flower spike bears a simple flattened sword-shaped inflorescence of bright or dark red with yellow petlas. Very attractive. $12.00 - $15.00
Vriesea erythrodactylon South Eastern Brazil. A small plant about 15cm diameter, mainly grown in clusters. Soft green leaves with conspicuous black bases. Offsets are connected bt stolons. The flower is a flattened spike about 30cm high and is reddish with orange petals. Excellent for bromeliad trees. $10.00 - $12.00
Vriesea erythrodactylon x heterostachys A small to medium rosette with soft green leaves. The orange-red inflorescence is an inflated spike with more colour han erythrodactylon and also a bit larger. $12.00 - $15.00
Vriesea fosteriana A large plant. Numerous leaves forming a spreading rosette. Even when not in bloom it is highly decorative. Cream leaves with whitish cross-bands above. The underside has wine-red transverse strips with leaves turning reddish towards the centre. The flower head is about a metre long. Petals yellow with reddish tips. This is a parent of a great number of forms. $25.00 - $40.00
Vriesea fosteriana rubra Similar to above, growing to about the same size but the colouration of the leaves is a much darker reddish brown with the white cross-bands. Grows at its best in filtered light. A very decorative plant. Popular in gardens. $25.00 - $40.00
Vriesea'Giant' x 'Mariae' A medium to large rosette with bright green leaves and maroon tips. The flower spike is a brilliant red with yellow petals. $12.00 - $15.00
Vriesea 'Giant' x platynema A medium to large green plant with maroon tips and base. It has a reddish flower stem and bracts with yellow flowers. A very handsome plant. $12.00 - $20.00
Vriesea gigantea A huge plant when fully grown and extremely handsome. Dark green leaves with a black base and longitudinal stripe of darker green and cream. Inflorescence is about 2m tall withcreamy-green flowers. Young plants for sale now at $25.00
Vriesea gigantea X 'Red Chestnut' Large rosette with wide green leaves, well stacked and overlaid with purplish-black, criss-crossed, wavy bands. Grows well in morning sun. $35.00 - $45.00
Vriesea 'Gnom' A small to medium narrow-leaved plant with a reddish base continuing about halfway up the reverse of the leaves.The inflorescence is about 75cm long with very red bracts and yellow flowers. $10.00 - $15.00
Vriesea 'Grafton Sunset' A light green rosette of medium size, with a branched inflorescence and overlapping bracts of a golden-orange colour, suffused with red. $15.00 - $25.00
Vriesea guttata Small to medium sized with dull grey leathery foliage and maroon spots. The pendant inflorescence is greenish-beige with a rosy cast. Lemon-yellow petals. Bright shade or dappled light. Great for hanging baskets. $10.00 - $15.00
Vriesea heterostachys A variable species of either soft green or reddish leaves ranging in size from 20-50cm in diameter. The large inflated flower spike is bright orange with a lacquer-like sheen which has given it the name 'Gold Fish Plant'. $12.00 - $15.00
Vriesea hieroglyphica (The King of Bromeliads). Southern Brazil. This handsome large rosette varies in size and can attain a height and spread of 1.3m, taking several years to do so. The beauty of this plant is its foliage, lavishly patterned with striking markings resembling hieroglyphics. They are bright green, strikingly marked with irregular, broad, transverse bands of darker green or purplish black. The tall flower stalk bears a branched inflorescence with 3cmlong pale-green bracts and yellow-petalled flowers. A magnificent plant. $15.00 - $25.00
Vriesea hieroglyphica x schwackeana  A fairly large handsome plant. Light green leaves with a reddish base. A large branched inflorescence with yellow or red flowers. Variable. $12.00 - $20.00
Vriesea 'Highway Beauty'

A medium to large Vriesea. Leaves white with green margins or can be green with white margins which will turn pink in high light. The reverse sides are reddish. This is a plant that really stands out. $40.00 - $60.00

 Vriesea 'Hoelscheriana'  A cv of heterostachys x simplex. Attractive medium sized plant. Dark green, brown spotted leaves. Leaning yellow-flowered inflorescence. $12.00 - $15.00
 Vriesea inflata A medium sized plant with soft metallic leaves about 30cm long. THe large flattened inflorescence 22-30cm long and 5cm wide, is brilliant ornage-red and yellow, looking like a large goldfish. $15.00 - $20.00 
 Vriesea 'Intermedia Rubra' A most attractive medium sized rosette of reddish brown with many fine transverse lines all through the foliage. The tall branched inflorescence has creamy-yellow flowers. $25.00 
 Vriesea 'June' Medium sized with numerous green leaves and a very large branched inflorescence which is brilliant red with yellow flowers. $12.00 - $25.00 
 Vriesea 'Karamea Topsy'  A carinata x simplex hybrid. A small plant with leaves sometimes green and sometimes discoloured. A reasonably larger flower head for the size of the plant, the colour being yellow, green and red. The stem dips down and then shoots up again. One of our crosses. Great on pongas. $8.00 - $10.00
 Vriesea 'Lucille' A small green rosette with a striking large colourful arrowhead-shaped inflorescence in reddish-orange with green-tipped yellow flowers. $12.00 - $15.00 
 Vriesea 'Lucky 7' A small to medium Vriesea with a brilliant shiny red, colourful, many-branched flower head. $15.00 - $20.00 
 Vriesea 'Margot' Medium sized plant with light green leaves and a very bright branched red spike with yellow flowers. $10.00 - $15.00 
 Vriesea 'Mariae' 'Painted Feather'. A medium sized green rosette with a tall flattened spike, the red centre turning to chartreuse-yellow at the edges. Most attractive. $12.00 - $15.00
Vriesea 'Pink Cockatoo' A small to medium green rosette with a comb-like pink inflorescence with yellow flowers. Pretty. $12.00 - $15.00
Viresea platynema var variegata West Indies, Trinadad, Venezuela. Broad leathery blueish-green leaves with wavy transverse lines, purplish tips and purplish shading underneath make this a highly decorative plant. The erct, sturdy flower spike bears a 30cm long by 8cm wide many-flowered inflorescence. The floral bracts are purplish or reddish with yellow petals. It varies in size and colouration. Shade to morning sun. $12.00 - $25.00
Vriesea 'Poelmannii' A medium to large plant with soft green leaves. In flower it has a tall spike with enveloping bright red bracts and yellow flowers. The inflorescence can be either simple or branched. Very striking in flower. $12.00 - $15.00
Vriesea 'Portia' A medium sized cultivar. Mature at 30cm diameter. The inflorescence is about 70cm high with 3 to 4 paddle-shaped branchlets, cardinal red with yellow flowers. $12.00 - $15.00
Vriesea 'Purple Cockatoo'   A medium sized green plant with a purple base and a startling inflorescence of purple bracts and yellow flowers. A lovely plant. $12.00 - $15.00
 Vriesea 'Red Chestnut' A medium sized cultivar of Vriesea fosteriana having a reddish-brown irregular transversal banded pattern on a greenish background with white banding. The flower stalk can be up to 1.5m high with large yellow-spotted bell-shaped flowers. A very lovely plant.  $25.00 - $35.00
 Vriesea 'Rex' A medium sized green-leaved rosette with a simple or branched spike of garnet-red bracts and lemon-yellow petals. Bright shade or dappled light. $12.00 - $15.00  
Vriesea 'Rubra' A handsome medium-large hybrid Vriesea with dark green leaves and a golden, branched inflorescence throughout Summer and Autumn. Very showy. Bright shade or morning sun. $15.00 - $20.00
V. rubra clump
 Vriesea 'Saffron Flame' This Vriesea is also medium sized with light green leaves. It has a branched spike of golden-yellow bracts. $12.00 - $15.00 
 Vriesea sanderiana Medium to large plant with a purple base. The leaves have a purple cast with darker purple spots. A very long purple flower spike and bracts with yellow petals. $12.00 - $15.00 
 Vriesea schwackeana Southern Brazil. A robust bromeliad with rather dull leaves faintly spotted with maroon flecks about 60cm long and 5cm wide. The branched inflorescence is nearly 75cm high with 4 or 5 flattened spikes branching horizontally from the main stem and is a burnished coppery red with yellow petals. Very handsome plant. Bright shade or dappled light. $15.00 - $20.00 
Vriesea simplex x 'River Flirt'  A medium sized plant with wine-red leaves if grown in good light. A most attractive leaning inflorescence with a red stem and red bracts to halfway, then green. Yellow flowers with green tips. Also suitable for hanging baskets. $10.00 - $15.00
 Vriesea 'Stoplight' A medium sized plant of olive-green leaves going to maroon near the base. The tall upright spike is about 75cm high with brilliant red bracts and yellow flowers. $12.00 - $20.00 
 Vriesea 'Sweet One' A small rosette of dark green leaves with purple reverse. It has a very tall red spike with yellow petals. $12.00 - $15.00 
 Vriesea 'Telstar' A medium sized rosette of green leaves blotched with purple. A compound inflorescence with red and yellow scape bracts and yellow-green flowers. $15.00 - $25.00 
 Vriesea vagans A small plant about 15cm across, often grown in clusters to promote flowering. The soft 15cm-long green leaves have a conspicuous black base. The offshoots are on stolons. The inflorescence is a delicately branched spike about 30cm high and bright red with yellow petals. A most attractive plant. $10.00 - $12.00
 Wittrockia cyathiformis Previously in the Canistrum family. A moderately large plant with very attractive, shiny vermilion bracts and golden flowers which grow on a relatively upright red stalk. Very easy to grow in quite low light but will take morning sun. $15.00 - $20.00 
 Wittrockia superba A large plant with somewhat spiny, glossy leaves with red tips and sharp terminal spines.  The inflorescence nestled in the heart of the rosette has startling red bracts and white petals staying colourful for months. Bright conditions but not full sun. $15.00 - $20.00
 Aechmea cardinalis  Small compact, pear-shaped clustering plant whose upper leaves turn bright red when flowering. Flowers mauve. Full sun Very hardy. $10.00
 Aechmea 'Inky' A small clumping recurvata-like plant with yellowish leaves which are shiny black when mature. The flowers are pinky-mauve. Full sun. Very hardy. $15.00.  
Aechmea recurvata var. benrathii (Black base). A miniature plant which clumps well. Dark green leaves are purplish black at the base. The centre leaves turn brilliant cerise when in flower and even brighter in the centre. The flowers are pink, turning mauve. VERY HARDY. Full sun. $10.00
Neoregelia ampullacea Brazil. A tiny tubular stoloniferous plant with shiny greenish-yellow leaves flacked and cross-banded with maroon. Excellent for hanging baskets or bromeliad trees. Morning or afternoon sun. $10.00
Neoregelia ampullacea hybrid. A small red tubular plant, speckled and banded brown. Good for pongas and bromeliad trees. Morning sun. Hardy. $10.00
Neoregelia ampullacea c.v. A small stoloniferous species with purplish spots and banding. Very attractive. Excellent on bromeliad trees and pongas. Shade to morning sun. $10.00
Neoregelia 'Blood Red' A small compact rosette of green leaves blotched and banded red. At flowering the centre turns a very bright blood-red. Stoloniferous. Half day sun. Hardy. $10.00 - $15.00
Neoregelia 'Born of Fire' A tiny stoloniferous plant of wine-red. Quite hardy and will stand full sun. Good for pongas trees etc. Full sun. $10.00
Neoregelia chlorosticta (dwarf) 'sarmentosa' no longer part of the name now. A small rosette with bright green leaves painted maroon in such a way that the green shows as circular blotches. Pale lavender flowers. A very colourful little plant. ideal for rockeries and bromeliad trees. Full sun. VERY HARDY. $10.00
Neoregelia chlorosticta x 'Fairy Paint' 'Green Eyes'. A small plant of green leaves flecked and tipped maroon. Full sun. $10.00
Neoregelia chlorosticta F2 #2 A small squat rosette. Marbled red and green. Stoloniferous. Morning sun. $10.00
Neoregelia 'Fireball'

A very small lovely bright miniature rosette. Fiery red when grown in good light. Increases by stolons. Ideal for pongas, bromeliad trees etc. Full sun. $10.00

Neoregelia 'Golden Grace' (Neo ampullacea x Neo 'Cyanea'). A small stoloniferous plant of gold, peppered with red. Full sun. $10.00
Neoregelia 'Gray' A small stoloniferous plant with green leaves but when grown in good light they become suffused with maroon red, while the inner leaves turn carmine red with speckles. Excellent for pongs etc. Full sun and hardy. $10.00
Neoregelia 'Heart's Blood' A small compact rosette. Green leaves with red spotting and red tips. A carmine-red centre at flowering time. Half day sun. Hardy. $10.00 - $15.00
Neoregelia 'Marble Throat' A cv of Neo chlorosticta. Smaal stoloniferous plant with white marbled throat. Bright shade or morning sun. $10.00
Neoregelia 'Marie' A cv of Neo olens. A medium sized upright stoloniferous plant with green leaves flecked and blotched red. The whole plant turns red at flowering with very bright red inner rings and in good light keeps in colour for months. Full sun. $10.00
Neoregelia 'Pepper F2' No. 1 (U.S. hybrid). A small rosette, dark red with peppered green spots. Morning or afternoon sun. $10.00
Neoregelia 'Red Flecks' A small brilliant red rosette covered in tiny green spots. Good on pongas etc. Stoloniferous.Full sun. Hardy. $10.00
Neoregelia 'Rio Red' HARDY. Terrific dark glowing red compact plant. Excellent on pongas etc. Increases by stolons. Full sun. $10.00
Neoregelia 'Speckles' A cv of Neo ampullacea, also stoloniferous. The olive green leaves are covered with red speckles and sometimes banded. Full sun/. Variable plant. $10.00
Neoregelia 'Sugar and Spice' A small plant with olive green leaves flushed and peppered with brown and maroon. Leaf tips are dark brown. Well named. Stoloniferous. Bright shade or morning sun. Hardy. $10.00
Vriesea carinata (dwarf) This dainty little Vriesea is one of the most charming members of the genus with light green leaves. It has a flattened spike 5-8cm long. The bracts are bright crimson at the base, becoming yellow and green at the tips. Varies in size. Very easy to grwo. $10.00 - $15.00