Queen's Tears (Billbergia nutans)
Queen's Tears (Billbergia nutans)Queen's Tears (Billbergia nutans)Queen's Tears (Billbergia nutans)Queen's Tears (Billbergia nutans)Queen's Tears (Billbergia nutans)

Queen's Tears (Billbergia nutans)

Item #: 692937
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Description: Tender, tropical houseplant — Arching flower stalks bear pink bracts and pendant flowers with chartreuse green petals edged royal-blue
Habit: Grows to 2 feet tall and 1 to 2 feet wide
Culture: Prefers shade and organic rich, well-drained soil
Hardiness: Cold hardy to USDA Zone 10
Origin: Brazil, Uruguay, and Argentina
Attributes: Drought tolerant

This species is native to Brazil, Uruguay, and Argentina where it grows both as an epiphyte in low trees and as a terrestrial on the forest floor from 2,300 to 3,000 feet elevation. The genus name honors the Swedish botanist, zoologist, and anatomist Gustaf Johan Billberg (1772-1844) who authored the Flora of Sweden. The specific epithet is Latin for nodding, in reference to the way the flowers are held in pendant clusters. The name Friendship Plant refers to the ability to easily propagate and share or “passalong” this plant with friends.

Arrives in a 6” pot.

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