As in nature, mothers propuce pups who then produce pups, who then produce more pups etc. . I have another question the plant is in an ordinary plastic flower pot and this is inside a pot which has a lip so the flower pot can't be removed. I have put apple in soil and covered with cling film. It is very warm where i live ( sheltered housing). Nevertheless, according to you I shouldn't pinch it out yet in order to help the pups grow. If kept indoors then put it closer to the light without it being in direct light. they grow on another plant for support. Definitely a plant to make a statement with. They are superb. Yes, leave the flower until it has died then you can cut it off if you don't want to look at it. There are more than 500 cultivars of all shapes, sizes and colors. Mealybugs Patience is the best thing you can apply right now - and a little light misting now and then.. Sally - Orpington: I purchased a blue rain the last week of April from a supermarket. Have read the comments about pups and ripe apple etc. But I used a soil that had bark in. Thank you.. Webmaster - Sydney: Hi Jo of Wales, yes it will need some water over winter but not much. I do not understand why this plant is not popular in the U.S.. Lucy - Essex: Hi, I was bought one of these plants as a gift a couple of months ago and it was doing fine until I came back from a 3 week holiday (the plant was being watered during this time) to find what looks like a white dust all over the leaves, both sides, and the stem. When pups appear you might give them some extra room though.. Anita lambert - Croydon: Hi I got a blue rain in august it is still in flower but the tips of the flower r starting to go brown and dry I also have noticed that at the bottom of leaves I have new green leaves growing is this a pup and am I right in thinking to leave it untill the main flower complete dies ie brown then I remove it to replant also shall I stop watering the well now as summer has gone and let it go dry plz reply. Someone suggested it was lightly sprayed with water and washing up liquid, but the flowers are now dying. Webmaster - Sydney: Hey Isabella, If it was in full flower in October and its now April then you've had a good long display and the flowers may just be starting to die off. C'est un grand Aechméa, la plante mesure environ 90 cm de hauteur, les feuilles sont bordées de piquants très pointus et l'inflorescence est magnifique, la tige est rouge et les fleurs sont bleues . A bit is OK but they are happiest in bright, but difused and indirect light.. Mrs P - Somerset: I've had a blue rain (bought from a supermarket) for a few weeks now. The other (less than likely) bug that affects these plants is mealybugs - but they leave a cottony/waxy substance on the plant - the treatment here is rubbing alcohol, wipe it on, leave for a few hours then wash off with warm, soapy water. I got a blue rain and its black on 2 leaf green leaf. Ses élégantes fleurs bleues à base blanche et à bractées pourpres sont portées par des tiges rouge vif. Also its taking an awful long time for the water to go from the middle?. Glasshouse The forcing tip we describe only hastens what nature intends - if the plant isn't ready to bloom no amount of apples in paper bags is going to make it.. ann cummins - colchester: were is the best places to put a blue rain plant for light and what is a well. De plant bloeit gemiddeld 2 tot 5 … So you can safely cut off any brown bits but cut into brown not green, therefore you'll have to leave a thin strip of brown.. lynda dillon - manchester: sorry I may be extremely thick but what do pups look like I have just received this beautiful plant as a gift and know nothing .... it is already in flower in a small 20cm pot would I need to re pot. To add ? Bromeliad Aechmea 'Blue Rain' Add bright, fluorescent colour to your home with this stunning indoor bromeliad. Do I disregard the big Part that's flowered? Mealybugs , Scale insects. What is this and what do I need to do to get rid of it? A very long lasting pink flower with blue inflorescences m In the meantime please use this page for reference. Whether she will flower again or not will be interesting to see. give it a spray with a mister every day). When you have new pups appearing at the side and the parent looks like it is starting to rot leave it in place, don't pinch it out. The main plant is still green with some brown tip and split leaves which I'm worried about. La aechmea es un tipo de bromelia, existe una gran variedad de aechmeas, todas ellas de llamativas inflorescencias, pero la variedad ‘Blue Rain’ destaca por la cantidad de pequeñas flores azules que componen su inflorescencia.. Características: Se trata de una planta de interior que puede llegar a alcanzar el metro de altura. Don't forget you are only providing moisture to the pup now so dry main roots are not a problem, though the pup will, in time, grow its own, but they are only for anchorage and do not supply much in the way of a drink for the new pup. I went away or 2 weeks and returned to find my plant covered all over the flowers in what looks like black bugs, and the leaves had white bits all over. There are 0 active discussions about Aechmea 'Blue Rain' (Aechmea 'Blue Rain'). There have been no pups unfortunately :( Has removing the lower leaves prevented the plant from producing pups? But all is not lost, the plant should survive, though this flush of flowers may not. It isn’t quite purple rain, but close! Webmaster - Sydney: Margaret - no its not toxic to cats. Thankful for any help :). Not sure about watering - should I continue watering into the well of the mother plant? Browse pictures and read growth / cultivation information about Aechmea Bromeliad, Urn Plant (Aechmea ) 'Blue Rain' supplied by member gardeners in the PlantFiles database at Dave's Garden. Vattna gärna med kalkfritt vatten. A real statement plant. A mister spray on the foliage will be OK too while the ethylene from the apple does its job.. Webmaster - Sydney: Hi Leon of Suffolk, yes orchid mix is good for bromeliads, very free draining, thats what they like.. caryn Adams-phillips - Carmarthenshire: I have archmea blue rain and the leaves and flowers have a clear sticky substance on it.What is it and how can I get rid of it please.. Webmaster - Sydney: Caryn, thats most likely sap and you'll just need some warm soapy water and a soft cloth to wipe it off.. Amanda - Wales UK: To Webmaster Sydney Thanks for all this great info much appreciated. November If indoors then ensure it gets plenty of light but not directly onto the foliage. Zone: 11 The motherplant has some odd tiny white spots on the leaves, they do come off if I rub them really hard. Aechmea blue rain care. Could anyone give me some advice to get it looking beautiful again. As for the re-planted pups, well they would normally take around 3-4 years to bloom. Webmaster - Sydney: Hey Butch, being and Australian site we don't know about suppliers in Minnesota USA, sorry. Dans la famille des Broméliacées je vous présente l'Aechmée Blue Rain. TheButtonPintrest = document.getElementById("ButtonPintrest"); Many thanks for your advice. De fleste bromelia er epifytiske, dvs. The flower is also probably starting to die too, if so, there is no choice but to cut it off.. Sally - Guildford : Is aechmea blue rain poisonous for cats? Though the mother can sometimes take a long time to die off.. TheButtonPintrest.href += "&media=" + TheImage.src; The flower died a month or so after I got it but the mother plant is still going strong and has produced more than 10pups over the years which are all over our house. Bromelias are from tropical countries so grow best where it is warm - a kitchen is usually better than a bedroom. I'd just leave it be until it finally dies off. If the flowers are turning brown the they are naturally towards the end of their life-cycle (probably not because of the aphids).. Rosanna Farrell - United Kingdom: Hello, I'm confused about how much to water my Blue Rain. Ses feuilles épaisses et recourbées sont de couleur vert vif. Sign up for your FREE ACCOUNT today or login to receive detailed monthly care instructions. Thanks!. But do I need to water at all now during the winter as soil is bone dry today? Webmaster - Sydney: Hey Rosanna, The flower has died, as you say, so the mother plant is on its way out - hence the browning tips of the leaves. }. The flowers are now becoming brown, and new pups are forming. Does the plant like sitting in a pool of water? Webmaster - Sydney: Hey Sally of Guildford, we have never heard of Aechmea being toxic for cats.. Linda - Newcastle UK: I was bought a beautiful flowering blue rain plant around 3years ago. Thanks. The official name for your ‘Blue Rain’ plant is Aechmea. Like an Orchid soil. Webmaster - Sydney: Well Michael, the pup is a tiny new version of the plant that appears to the side of the main plant. If, however it is in a small pot e.g. Is it usually so difficult to prize the pups from mummy? So today I have decided to separate mother and 2 of her pups as they were nearly as tall as their mother. De Kokerbromelia komt echter maar éénmalig tot bloei en zal hierna afsterven. I was given this beautiful plant by my children as a birthday present. Thanks in advance Alison. Ensure you keep them warm, humid and watered while fertilising once a month and they will produce flowers in their own time when they are ready. Useful to know: Origin. In order to add a note on this plant, please add this plant It is October 24 today. before humans got involved they were completely self-sufficient). Many thanks. Aechmea 'Blue Rain' Tuff och lättskött växt! Webmaster - Sydney: Hey Sanne of Ghent. To add images for this plant login to your account or register for a new account. Nancy L Dalton - Eden N.C. U.S.: I want a Aechmea Blue Rain plant soooo bad!!! North Yorkshire, United Kingdom . Or just water the pups?. Add your own photos, notes, get monthly email reminders on how to care for your plants, and Aechmea 'Blue Rain' About me: I am easily identified by my vibrant neon flowers. Webmaster - Sydney: Apart from the ethylene that is given off by the rotting apple - you need light to encourage any bromeliad to bloom. Does anyone know how I can buy one? Soil: Light soils - it is an air plant therefore getting most of its water from the central well. The Mediterannean would be warm enough but perhaps not humid enough.. Jayne - Solihull: Please help! In the meantime the pups are growing well, I look forward to when I can harvest them ?? In growth, water freely & feed monthly with low-nitrogen feed. Three years is usually about the time you'd expect a mother to start to die off, though as you have already relocated your pups this has given the mother a longer lease of life as she hasn't had to feed those pups So she might just survive longer yet. Having ensured it has had a dry period you can now just moisten to soil, but ensure it doesn't get waterlogged or rot will set in. My husband bought me a Aechmea 'Blue Rain' Bromieliad for our new home. A relative of the pineapple, bromeliads are truly exotic and make a stunning houseplant. Webmaster - Sydney (currently in Dorset): Well Sandra of Hornchurch, it sounds like you have been watering it too much and you have some stem rot happening there. do i remove the dead flower spike? Hopefully there will be some new pups forming around the outside. And of course there's the old 'Ripe apple in a paper bag' trick too.. Susan Dalsgaard Hansen - Denmark: Hi i have a question. ©2004-2021 Shoot Limited. Among the bracts, some … please contact GardensOnline to be part of our referral program. I have been excited to see these grow and sad when the flower died. I'm tempted to say 'Its dead, its an ex-Aechmea, its shuffled off this mortal coil and is now pushing up the daisies . Aechmea 'Blue Rain' Bromeliad 'Blue Rain' A Truly stunning plant, and very very easy to look after. Sooner or later, bromeliad (including Achmaea) flowers die, then new shoots grow from the mother plant, while she slowly turns brown and dies also. bromeliad roots are really just anchors - not much goes in via them. 'Blue Rain' _ 'Blue Rain' is a tender, epiphytic, evergreen perennial with rosettes of arching, strap-shaped, glossy, dark green leaves and, in summer, red stems bearing spikes of deep blue to purple-blue flowers followed by fleshy, red fruit. Aechmea's zijn geliefd vanwege hun bloemen die in vele kleuren voorkomen. That means heat and mousture. You can watch it decay or get rid of it. A plant on a table near a window is OK providing there are net curtains to diffuse the sunlight.. Isabella - Middlesex: Hello, I received this beautiful plant in October last year and it has maintained its lustrous look with the flower in full bloom and bright colours. Webmaster - Sydney: Well, Margaret, brown is the colour of death in the plant world. For 4 weeks it has looked really healthy, but about a week ago the stem started to look a bit mouldy and the leaves on one side have started to turn brown down the centre. A Victorian favorite! Webmaster - Sydney: As they are air plants, getting their nutrients from the atmosphere, the soil is only there to provide support. At what point should I discard the original mother plant? Bill - Townsville, Qld: My suggestion Zarah would be to forget those two and concentrate on the two that are doing well. Finally I'd only suggest discarding the old mother plant when it looks manky enough to not want to look at it anymore, providing that the pup or pups are healthy and growing.. linda - essex: how do i get the aechmea blue rain to flower again i have tried with the apple in a plastic bag but no joy. Hope this helps anyone.. Butch - Minnesota: I really like these flowers. Aechmea Aechmea. Aechmea 'Blue Rain' Other names. The mother dies after flowering and subsequent flowers come from the pups that appear alongside it. October je suis donc l’heureux bénéficiaire d’un miracle puisque 30 ans après qu’on me l’ait offert fleurie, la mienne vient de refaire une fleur mpagnifique de 40 cm de haut. on nous a offert il y a 30 ans une Aecmea blue rain fleurie. Two of them seem to be doing great, but the slightly smaller two seem to be turning black from the centres (around the well, nearer to the base of each leaf). Aechmea fasciata Urn Plant, A beautiful bromeliad from Brazil. Could this be due to insufficient light or is my main plant dying off? It produces a flower spike in blue and pink which is very long lasting. Aechmea 'Blue Rain' Blue rain Bromeliad, A Truly stunning plant, and very very easy to look after. Thats what happens in nature where there is no-one to 'care' for it.. Jennifer Amy - Mansfield, Nottinghamshire: My mother plant has finished flowering and leaves browned. Spray carefuly all over, even under the leaves, covering all surfaces and repeat every two weeks until there is not more sign of aphids. Always keep the well at the centre of the plant topped up over the growing season. , Scale insects Variety or Cultivar 'Blue Rain' _ 'Blue Rain' is a tender, epiphytic, evergreen perennial with rosettes of arching, strap-shaped, glossy, dark green leaves and, in summer, red stems bearing spikes of deep blue to purple-blue flowers followed by fleshy, red fruit. In mild areas they are best grown indoors. If there were new pups formed before it died then they will be feeding off the rotting parent, so you'd be removing a source of nutrition.. Sanne - Ghent: Thanks for this article. And it look like the same stuff as a spider use for its net. So you'll have to find a supplier in the US. They are beautiful and are different sizes due to the time they grew on their mother. They are quite annoying in this sense that they are producing a very sticky fluid. Will my plant survive or have we killed it. Will this pup only flower once it's potted on it's own? Botanical name. I want to prevent the pups to get the aphids too. Vooral de variant met grote roze schutbladeren met paarse bloemetjes zijn bekend. Reading this thread I was wondering if it is unusual for the mother to survive more than three yrs after flowering? Is my plant dead or salvageable?!. Let us know please.. margaretpryde - Banbury: Is this plant toxic to cats?. of 0.6m after 2-5 years. Create your free SHOOT garden and make a record of the plants in your garden. Black only means one thing - dead (for whichever reason). Rockery This Bromeliad will add some bright, fluorescent colour to your lounge or dining room. Pups should appear alongside at some point to produce new flowers in time.. Gemma - Felixstowe: Hi I understand about the mother plant producing pups but do I remove the pups from the mother plant before the pup flowers? Regarding re-potting - these plants are epiphytes so do not get moisture and nutrients through their roots, so don't worry about getting pot bound. Webmaster - Sydney: Hey Lola, these plants really need plenty of shade. The two most common aechmea varieties include the A. chantinii, or zebra plant, and the A. fasciata, or urn plant. By Dawnieballs. It sticks on the flowers, leaves, and on the windows! And if all else fails then try wiping them off with your fingers - one on either side of the strap like leaves, then wipe along to the tip, squashing and removing any small bugs in the process.. Webmaster - Sydney: Well Georgina of Ireland I'd say that you are way too far north to grow bromeliads outdoors. Pups can be pinched off or left alongside - which ever you choose for aesthetic reasons. Probably many months later. Where did they come from? One of the more unusual is Aechmea “Blue Rain”, which has a spear-like flower head covered in blue flowers on a red stem. L'Aechmea 'Blue Rain' présente un port érigé, large et évasé. The new growth appears to be ok but not sure if this is normal. I've been careful not to put them too deep into the pots, and careful not to overwater them - but could anyone advise on what the problem might be, if I can still rescue them, and if so how?. Many thanks. If you want to encourage them to bloom then fertilise with some Epson Salts (Magnesium sulphate) and ensure they get around 4-6 hours of indirect sunlight per day. michael - middlesbrough: as a complete novice to plants could someone please tell me what part is the ;pup. I'm doing everything you've mentioned above and I now have 3 pups! Aechmea bromeliads are probably the most popular houseplant bromeliads on the market today. We are searching for quality suppliers of this plant for you. Old foliage and flowers are always going to die off, so turning brown is just that first stage.. Lisa - Brighton: Hi, I received this plant in October and loved the flowers, although they were all dead by end of November. In their native habitat the striking flowers attract hummingbirds as pollinators. Webmaster - Sydney: Hey Susan, sounds like its got some sort of fungal problem, which could be due to too much water, or poor airflow around the plant.. Nerijus - Amsterdam: Hi guys, i have a cat, and i will like to now, its not poisoning my cat? To become a Shoot member visit the main Shoot website. Family Bromeliaceae . Thanks jenny. Is there anything else i could try? one more thing, when re-potting pups what is the best soil?. I have a question: my Achmea's are having aphids, mainly on the flowers. Thry manage to look after themselves quite well in the wild, just make sure it has water for now.. Williams - Dartford: We've just bought one (Aechmea Blue Rain) and it's a stunning plant. The flowers will have taken a turn for the worse and its probably something you've done in the past, rather anything you can do to reverse it. Is this ok. connect with other gardeners. Reply from Beata Piwko . i noticed that the leaves all the way up and turning brown and that the top two flowers are brown.i was filling the top cup with water but the soil itself was bone dry. This is a slow process and new off-shoots should appear at the side of the plant which you can re-pot when they get bigger and parent plant dies back.. Paul - Swansea: Hi there, mine has gone brown, after a while, what do I do with it?. Under Trees, January Leon - Suffolk: Hi Webmaster, further on the subject of potting the pups (I have three) and you write they are air plants, is it OK to use orchid bark peat to pot them in as the phalenopsis orchids have a similar root system? Webmaster - Sydney: Yes Anita to most of your questions. Vanlig Blomjord eller orkidékompost. A little water to the main roots now and then will help these new pup-roots develop and help the parental roots to decay.. Zara - London: Super helpful! do i keep watering it now the flower and leaves are dead or do i just mist it? Webmaster - Sydney: Hey Paul of Swansea. plants in your garden. Aechmea Blue Rain has broad strap-like glossy green leaves and a breathtaking red, pink, white and purple inflorescence up to 40cm in length. Aechmea patří do skupiny broméliovitých rostlin. The flower has died and it's winter, so does that mean I should only water sparingly? After a while of the flower dying, I was able to simply pull the dead flower from the well. To check if this plant is suitable for your garden first login to your account or subscribe. Webmaster - Sydney: Well Kev, any general purpose liquid fertiliser is OK, but keep it weak. Le nom d'Aechmea provient du grec aichmê qui signifie fer de lance ou flèche. Susab. Aechmea Blue Rain is a gorgeous bromeliad which is as spectacular as it is easy to look after. The thing is the leaves have started to go brown at the…, Can any-one tell me what I should the plant is now dying off should I cut it bk or just leave it. Their leaves have backward-curving spines that can be painful, so be careful how you pick them up. Some leaves have brown tips too. var TheButtonPintrest; If pups are there then parent is on the way out.. Georgina - Ireland: Can this plant be sown outside. Les feuilles pointues ressemblent un peu à une lance. Mags - manchester : Hi,I bought a blue rain 2 weeks ago (Mid november).Some of the leaves have gone brown towards the tips and the flowers have dried and look burnt! The flower has died and it's winter, so does that mean I should only water sparingly? Ann - Waltham Lincolnshire: I've read the comments and advice - all of which really useful, but do I use tap water or rain water for my Blue Rain?. I was wondering where I can buy these at? Aechmea Blue Rain - also showing the deep green glossy foliage. Simples.. Leanna - Leicester: Hi I've read all the above comments very useful information but I'm still a little confused as to what I should now do with my plant it's flowered then died, I cut it off now the huge spiked leaves have started to brown on the ends I've got a little plant at one side of the main one is this my new plant? I dont know what it is. Lee - Oxfordshire: Where can I go to purchase one of these plants? De bryts av vid 20-25 cm och planteras i egen kruka. Aechmea blue rain care requirement: well drain soil, moist soil, warm climate, more than (15C 59F) can survive 10C but not recommend, keep the plant with water in the leaves. Other bromeliads include the A. blumenavii, which is upright and light green, and the A. Aechmea 'Blue Rain' 18.00. There may be more than one.. sharron watson - bruisyard: Hi there i did not see your web page in time as my partner bought me my plant some time ago and i normally kill indoor plants very quickly this time this one has lived but i did not know what it was called so didnt really know how to continue to look after it so when i saw the shoots after the mother had flowered and died i took the shoots off put 2 in water for a week and 2 straight in to soil to see what would happen and i have to say mother and 4 babies seem to be doing fine its now been a month and all are still very green and growing i have given 2 away as presents do you think they will carry on and live or am i living a dream and they will die. A nicely warm and humid hothouse or conservatory is your best bet.. alison durrant - Grimsby: Hi I 've found all of your tips very usefull, although I need some help with a bug issue on my blue rain plant. So now my question is how long would it take for the little pups flower again? Innan blomaxet vissnar bildar växten rotskott. Thank you.. Webmaster - Sydney: Hey Nancy, you can't ship plants over international borders, local customs and excise quarantine never allows it. Thanks. Webmaster - Sydney: No, Georgina, nit in Ireland. Varieties . When the3 leaves emanate out from a central rosette it forms a well or a vase in the centre of the plant that collects water, especially as it rolls down the leaves. Lynne - Yorkshire: Hi i understand the plant needs watering into the well but i cant find anywhere that says if i should occasionally water the soil as my plant soil is really dry also when the pups appear should they be taken off and replanted please Lynne. Using a soil mix with structure will be best, e.g. Andrea Forshaw - England UK: Hi all. Webmaster - Sydney: Hey Mai, new pups usually take between one to three years to bloom, depending on their growing conditions. I've had plenty of pups from her and she is still nice and green so i don't think she will be dying off any time to soon.. Webmaster - Sydney: Ella, these plants generally only flowers once and usually die right afterwards, though yours seems to want to stick around to see her pups grow up. thanks guys very much appreciated. I can not fine them. I feel a bit sad and nervous not knowing how they will do and if they will survive. Webmaster - Sydney: Hey Linda of Newcastle (in chilly UK, as opposed to rather warm NSW, Australia). however I can help with the second part of the question - yes they can go indoors during winter and outdoors during summer, no problem.. Mai - London: Hi, Thanks for your useful info I've followed them all. Ella - Hertfordshire: How many times can the mother plant flower? Aechmea-planterne tilhører en stor familie på ca. Do you have advice for me?. No vital need to re-pot as the pup will take over from the parent, just re-pot if it is getting too cramped. ?. Sorry for all the questions but my sister bought me this and I gather it was expensive and she'll kill me if I kill it.. Webmaster - Sydney: Gemma, you can separate or you can leave it attached, it will not affect the flowering. I am assuming as you live in Belgium that you keep them indoors so its important to check that the aphids are not also feeding on other plants as well. Genus Aechmea are evergreen perennials forming funnel-shaped rosettes of strap-shaped leaves, with a terminal spike of tubular flowers often with colourful triangular bracts, followed by fleshy fruits I will try to prize the pups off again in a couple of weeks. © 2010-2021 GardensOnline Shopping Pty. Je velice dekorativní a oblíbená, protože tuto půvabnou rostlinu zdobí květ několik měsíců. 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