Aechmea gamosphela

Botanical Name: Aechmea gamosphela

Common Name: Match stick bromeliad

Origin: Brazil

Charateristics: Aechmea gamosepela, the ‘matchstick bromeliad’ has mid-green leaves with rounded tips, similar to those of a tulip, and produces spikes topped with pink flowers with blue tips. Once open, the blue tips reveal pink flowers with a blue throat. Fast growing ground cover. Like full sun. Waterwise. Popular house plant.