Common name: Alcantarea ‘Silver Plum’ Bromeliad
Botanical name: Alcantarea imperialis ‘Silver Plum’
The Alcantarea Silver PLum is that wow factor feature plant for your sub-tropical garden, as a potted strikey architectural feature either side of an entrance / pathway or as a specimen / stand alone feature in a pot. They are often planted in other tropical plants including heliconia’s, gingers, palms, cordelines, crotons and philodendrons. Silver plum’s prefer a full sun to part shade position, the silver plum has a striking foliage colour of silvery grey and green topside and burgundy plum colour on the under side of its leaves.