PLANT SIZE=1.5 ft
Vriesea splendens is a popular indoor plant often sold in garden stores and nurseries. It is native to Suriname, Venezuela and French Guyana. The plant has broad flat leaves that arc out from the middle with lengths from 8-24 inches. The foliage is green with brown, horizontal banding
Locate the flaming sword houseplant in bright, indirect light indoors. Allow some direct morning or evening sun in winter, if possible. Care of Vriesea plants includes keeping them in temperatures above 60 degrees F. (16 C.), but no warmer than 80 degrees F.
As bromeliads prefer to dry out in home environments, you only need to water your plant every other week or so. You'll want to water both the soil and cup, making sure to keep the latter only halfway full to prevent rot.