Amazonian zebra plant Aechmea chantinii

Amazonian zebra plant


A. chantinii is an evergreen perennial forming a rosette of leathery, strap-shaped leaves marbled with grey, from the centre of which arises a branched spike of yellow flowers with conspicuous red bracts

Plant Info
Common Problems

About this plant

  • memoNames

    • Family


    • Synonyms

      Amazonian zebra plant

    • Common names

      Aechmea amazonica

  • infoCharacteristics

    • Foliage type


    • Height

      0.5-1 metres

    • Spread

      0.5-1 metres

    • Hardiness zones


  • sunLight

    Full Sun, Partial Shade

  • scissorsPruning

    No pruning required

  • bambooSoil

    Sand, SoilLoam

  • pinSuitable locations

    • Hardiness zone

      Patio & Container Plants City & Courtyard Gardens

  • sproutPropogation

    • Propagate by rooting offsets in early summer

  • insectPests

    Scale insects and mealybugs may be a problem

  • microbeDiseases

    Generally disease free