Aechmea gamosepala is a small-growing species, with individual plants usually staying less than one foot tall and wide. Flowering of plants occurs simultaneously in late fall and may extend into early winter. The inflorescence retains color for about two months. Plants multiply rapidly and quickly form large clumps when planted in the ground.
If kept in containers, they are quite comfortable in a five-inch pot.
Aechmea gamosepala grows in shade or filtered sun and is hardy to 20°F. Buy this plant!