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mattsgarden

This is my first real attempt at gardening. Trying to attract a little bit of wildlife and birds into the garden as well.

Guzmania

  • Season Icon Mid SummerMid Summer 2016
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mattsgarden

Help me identify this plant. What's this bad boy called and what does it do ?????

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7walnutclose

Hi Matt, that's Guzmania lingulata "Scarlet Star".

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mattsgarden

Thanks most helpful, can it live in the garden 🤔🤔🤔

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7walnutclose

Not sure, I believe it should be OK in the summer, but they hate wet and soggy soil. Youbwill have to water it into the center of the plant. Good luck.

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