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30/09/2013 at 15:05

A friend gave me this plant, frost tender, but she didn't know it's name. She said that it wouldn't flower for about 3 years as it was a cutting, or a bit she pulled off. But it's produced a big pink flower after total neglect by me, where it lives on the terrace.

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30/09/2013 at 15:07

I know it as an Urn plant - a houseplant here - one of the bromeliads - http://houseplants.about.com/od/bromeliad1/p/Aechmea.htm 

30/09/2013 at 16:30

Yip, a Bromeliad. Can go outside during summer in the UK then back inside before any frosts.

30/09/2013 at 17:25

Thank you, that was quick!

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