Puya venusta

If you’ve got the room in a rock, succulent or dry garden you must devote some space to this thrilling Bromeliad! Marvelous compact and architectural, lime-green serrated rosettes to 40” tall (spreading to 5’ across) com­mand adoration, even if they never bloomed – but they do! Totally stunning blue-purple blooms displaying electric green stamens emerge from large red pine-cone like clusters held high – to 3’ – above the foliage on stiff, upright stems from late Winter to Summer. To-die-for! Perfect companion plant for Aloes and Agaves. Well-drained, fertile soil for perfect presentation. Can be grown in a large containers and half barrels. Hardy to 22° F. Deer proof and snow proof!


Full Sun
Avg./Low Water

Perennial Succulent
USDA Zones 9-11
(Possibly 8)