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Products > Neoregelia 'Stormy Forest’
Neoregelia 'Stormy Forest’ - Blushing Bromeliad
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Habit and Cultural Information
Category: Succulent
Family: Bromeliaceae (Bromeliads)
Evergreen: Yes
Red/Purple Foliage: Yes
Flower Color: Blue
Bloomtime: Spring
Parentage: (Neoregelia marmorata x N. olens?)
Height: <1 foot
Width: 1-2 feet
Exposure: Cool Sun/Light Shade
Irrigation (H2O Info): Medium Water Needs
Winter Hardiness: 25-30° F
Neoregelia 'Stormy Forest’ - A medium sized upright epiphytic bromeliad that forms a cluster of showy rosettes that are up to a foot tall by by 10 to 18 inches wide with lime-green foliage, spotted and marbled with red with the leaf tips and the cup a deep red color when the small purple flowers appear clustered in the center in spring. Plant in bright light even coastal full sun for best color and irrigate regularly to fill the central cup with water. Hardy to around 25° F. A great little bromeliad for adding year-round color to a spot in the garden. Sometimes listed as a hybrid of unknown parentage while others claim it to be a hybrid created in 1985 by William Morris between two Brazilian epiphytic species, the larger spotted Neoregelia marmorata and the compact red tipped Neoregelia olens. We have also seen Neoregelia olens or its cultivar listed 'Vulcan' listed as the seed parent. Whatever its parentage, it is a very attractive plant! We thank Dr. Don Merhaut at UC Riverside for providing our stock of the charming plant. 

Information about Neoregelia 'Stormy Forest’ displayed on this page is based on our research about it conducted in our library and gathered from reliable online sources. We include observations made of this plant as it grows in our nursery gardens and in other gardens that we have visited, as well as how the crops have performed in containers in our own nursery field. We will also incorporate comments that we receive from others about this plant when we feel it adds information and particularly welcome hearing from anyone who has any additional cultural recommendations that would aid others in growing it.