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Vriesea ‘Era’

Plant Fact File:

  • Pot Size: 10cm
  • Height: 30cm
  • Spread: 20cm
  • Season of interest: Year-round
  • Foliage type: Evergreen
  • Fragrant: No
  • Growth rate: Moderate
  • Hardiness: Not frost-tolerant (typically grown as a houseplant)
  • Aspect: Bright, indirect sunlight
  • Soil pH: Slightly acidic to neutral
  • Soil type: Well-draining potting mix


Vriesea ‘Era’ is a delightful tropical houseplant celebrated for its striking appearance and unique foliage. This compact Vriesea variety is an excellent choice for indoor spaces, adding a touch of tropical elegance to your home.

With a height of 30cm and a spread of 20cm, ‘Era’ maintains a compact and upright growth habit, making it well-suited for tabletops, shelves, or as a centerpiece in your indoor decor. Its moderate growth rate allows for easy management as a houseplant.

‘Era’ is prized for its striking foliage, which typically features variegated patterns and vibrant colors. While it may not produce fragrant flowers, the foliage alone makes it a captivating choice for indoor spaces.

This Vriesea thrives in bright, indirect sunlight, making it suitable for well-lit rooms or spaces with filtered sunlight. It prefers a slightly acidic to neutral potting mix that is well-draining to prevent overwatering.

As a houseplant, Vriesea ‘Era’ is not frost-tolerant and is typically grown indoors. It adds a touch of the tropics to your living space and can be enjoyed year-round.

With a 10cm pot size, ‘Era’ is a convenient choice for indoor gardening, allowing you to display its unique and elegant foliage in a variety of indoor settings. It’s an excellent addition to your collection of houseplants, providing a touch of exotic beauty to your home decor.