Quesnelia is a genus of flowering plants in the Bromeliaceae family, a subfamily of the Bromelioideae. The genus consists of about 20 species[1] of plants that are native to southeastern and eastern Brazil.

Quesnelia Flower

Quesnelia is a perfect landscaping bromeliad with its vibrant flower in various colors. Plants reach 2 to 3 feet tall with the same spread. The plants form rigid, erect rosettes of dark green leaves.

Quesnelia Flower

The cone-shaped flowers bloom mainly in winter. The flowers can be yellow, pink, blue, and red. The long, striped leaves have finely serrated edges.

Quesnelia Flowers

The bright bloom emerges from the plant’s center in early spring, rising above the leaves. The colored part of the piston is approx. 6 to 8 inches long.

Red Quesnelia Flowers

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Key References
  • [1]“Quesnelia marmorata | Chicago Botanic Garden”. Accessed April 24, 2022. Link.


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