Sunday, April 25, 2010


Native to Brazil, the rare Alcantarea imperialis, is one of the world's largest bromeliads and it is blooming in the the Pacific Northwest at Rare Plant Research. This giant member of the pineapple family rarely blooms, generally only after it is 20 years old or more and after it blooms, it dies. Rare Plant Research is allowing public viewing of this 10' tall monster, May 15th and 16th from 11am to 4 pm only at the nursery:
11900 S. Criteser Rd. Oregon City OR 97045

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