Billbergia nutans, queen's tears

Category: Shade Perennials
Family: Bromeliaceae
Origin: Brazil, Argentina
Evergreen: yes
Flower Color: green, pink, purple, yellow
Bloom Time: winter, spring
Height: 2 ft
Width: 3 ft
Exposure: part shade to shade
Irrigation: low
Cold Hardiness: 15 F
Description: In its native habitat or a greenhouse, it's a epiphyte but does well here in a pot or a flower bed with good drainage. Surprisingly drought tolerant and cold hardy. Gorgeous flowers.