Little rosettes form on six inch stolons, spreading out horizontally, eventually forming a large cluster. Depending upon light and fertilizer levels, the plants will be reddish-green to bright red. Less fertilizer and more light brings out maximum color.
This miniature species has never been properly classified but remains an extremely popular plant. Outstanding in hanging baskets, in landscape and in terrariums.
This early Skotak hybrid is a cultivar of ‘Fireball’ x ?. Unreported parentage. A small beauty almost the same size and shape of the ‘Fireball’ parent, with the same stoloniferous habit. A nicely variegated plant with reddish leaves in good light and light white to pinkish variegation.
The variegation is in the form of multiple thin stripes or lineations up the center of each leaf. It is a great plant for hanging baskets, for mounting and for use in terrariums.
A neat little Skotak hybrid of (carolinae x olens ‘Marie’) x (olens ‘Marie’ x carolinae ‘Shadowlawn’) that forms compact 6 to 8 inch rosettes of light green leaves, variegated nicely with bright white. A cherry red center flush, red tips and a suffusion of tiny red speckles and random blotches make this a very attractive plant.
Neoregelia 'Chiquita Linda' x 'Fireball'
A cross of two colorful, stoloniferous miniatures. Forming somewhat upright, bulbous based rosettes to for inches or so on stolons 3 to 4 inches long. The color can range from bronzy with tiny pepper spots and some barring of red to solid reddish with the spots nearly obscured. Good for mounting, hanging pots or terrariums.
A Neo. ‘Fireball‘ x carolinae ‘Dwarf’ hybrid, at about 10 inches is larger than the original ‘Fireball’, and flushes a nice red in strong light. Good in Terrariums and its stoloniferous habit makes this a particularly good subject for hanging basket culture. Popular with landscapers.
Neoregelia 'Dulce de Leche'
A hybrid by Lisa Vinzant is a cultivar of Outrigger x crispata. A miniature hybrid that makes a great hanging plant. Olive green colored leaves have undersides with a reddish bronze veneer with red banding. The top side of the leaves lack the veneer and the red banding is almost absent on the tops of the leaves. The shape is a loose flaring rosette with a stoloniferous habit.
Neoregelia 'Grace's Avalanche'
Grace Goode’s cross of (lilliputiana x ‘Winter Bloom’). Small growing with an ampoule shape, stoloniferous growth and compact foliage. Yellowish green with abundant speckling above and nice bold banding below.
A medium sized plant to about 20 inches across, with ‘almost’ white leaves. Each leaf bears a broad white stripe up the center with just a narrow margin of green on the leaf edge. The center flush at anthesis is bright red.
Best grown in moderate light to keep the white appearance. Stronger light puts a pink tint in the foliage, which is nice too.
Neoregelia 'Royal Burgundy' x 'Fireball'
A cute and showy small grower to about 6 inches across with fairly wide glossy burgundy red leaves, spotted with green. It has short stolons and forms nice clusters suitable for a hanging pot or basket. Very popular with terrarium enthusiasts.
Neoregelia 'Voodoo Doll'
A stunning, vivid bright purple plant. This outstanding Grant Groves hybrid is one of his best. A 20 inch rosette of soft leaves with small spines, develops a most unique coloration. Color deepens with age, but is colorful in all kinds of light. Not for direct sun.