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Bird song fills the air in my #subtropical Sunshine Coast hinterland garden. πŸŒΊπŸŒ΄β˜€οΈAdjacent to National Park. #queensland #SEQld #SunshineCoast

Aechmea blanchetiana

  • Season Icon Late AutumnLate Autumn 2017
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brightcolours

Friday 19 May 2017 β€’ Transplanted Aechmea pup looking right at home already. #Aechmea #red #yellow #orange #tropical #bromeliad #subtropical #frontgardenbc #Propagation-Aechmea #entrancegardenbc

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janie

Love your garden. So inspiring. Lost my mogo since the flood.

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brightcolours

Thanks @janie !! I do appreciate that. I've always really loved your gardens. And I'm really sorry to hear you've lost your mojo because your gardens have brought joy to so many on here. The flood must have been so distressing. Xx

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janie

Thank you @brightcolours for your kind words.

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Thursday 18 May 2017 β€’ I removed this Aechmea pup from the mother plant and planted it elsewhere in the garden. Pruning saw is for scale. #Aechmea #red #yellow #orange #tropical #bromeliad #subtropical #backgardenbc

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kimmy01

Massive! I've got loads of pups on my mother plant I keep meaning to remove. I'll have far to many for the house 😊

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plants

I repotted mine yesterday Katie

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beckers1974

That's some pup! πŸ’ͺ

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Sussanah

Nice grass

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lovestogarden

Lovely color on this

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brightcolours

Thanks, this IS a big mumma type of bromeliad! I'm dreading having to cull the clump out the front in coming years... πŸ‘€πŸ˜‰πŸ˜Š @lovestogarden @beckers @kimmy01 - time to give some away??

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brightcolours

I don't have any in pots. @plants

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brightcolours

Thankfully bounced back once we finally had rain @Sussanah

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Thursday 18 May 2017 β€’ Removed the Aechmea's pup (at front of main plant), which had good root formation, and planted it elsewhere in garden. #Aechmea #red #yellow #orange #tropical #bromeliad #subtropical #backgardenbc

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rachelbrooks

Love a free plant! πŸ‘πŸΌ

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plants

Nice one πŸ˜€

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jhg

Do you just plant them in the ground ?

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nej

Nice colour

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brightcolours

Sure do Rachel. And being about to give to other gardeners. 😊 @rachelbrooks

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brightcolours

Thanks @nej @plants 🌱

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brightcolours

@jhg I plant mine in loose bark-based mulch.

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jhg

Thank you

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rachelbrooks

Sharing is caring Katie πŸ‘πŸΌπŸ€—

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brightcolours

I SO agree Rachel!! @rachelbrooks

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brightcolours

Golden Cane and bromeliads.

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brightcolours

#tropical #bromeliad #Aechmea #containers #red #yellow #orange

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latebloomer

That is sensational and really dramatic , effective planting Amazing colours, textures , sizes @brightcolours

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megreeve

Wow that's stunning!!

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gardenguru

Gorgeous colours

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brightcolours

Thanks! It's a good architectural plant. @gardenguru @megreeve @latebloomer

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brightcolours

#dayoftheleaf

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