Aechmea chantinii

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 Aechmea chantinii subsp. var.  
Cultivar 'Variegata' with coloured leaves
Habit: bromeliad
Height: to
Width: to
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Lifespan: perennial
Bloom: early summer, mid summer, late summer
Exposure: part-sun, shade
Features: flowers
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USDA Zones: 9 to 10
Sunset Zones: 22-27, or indoors
Flower features: orange, yellow
Bromeliaceae > Aechmea chantinii var. ,

Aechmea chantinii is a bromeliad typical of Amazon Rainforest vegetation in Brazil. Commonly known as Amazonian Zebra Plant, it is often used as an ornamental plant.

More information about this species can be found on the genus page.


Grow in shady spot with great air circulation. Soil should retain water, and be watered when dry to touch. Water should be poured into cups of leaves regularly. Can be grown in soil, pots, moss in the crotch of trees.


Pests and diseases


The following subspecies are recognized :

  • Aechmea chantinii var. chantinii (Carrière) Baker, 1889
  • Aechmea chantinii var. fuchsii H.Luther (1987 publ. 1988).




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