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We are offering FREE CLICK & COLLECT, FREE LOCAL DELIVERY and are still operating nationwide delivery by courier although there is a wait. THE NURSERY IS CLOSED FOR GENERAL BROWSING. For more details click here

Billbergia nutans var. shimperiana

Common Name: Queen’s Tears

Plant Family: Bromeliaceae

Billbergia nutans var. shimperiana
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Price:  £6.50
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Availability:  

  

3 in stock

Suggested Use:  Houseplant
Season of Interest:  All year round
Position/ Situation:  Heated Conservatory, greenhouse or indoors
Sun/ Shade:  Sun
Flower Colour:  Red
Leaf Colour:  Bronze
Height:  low (up to 3 feet)
Habit/Shape:  Clump forming
Evergreen:  Yes
Hardiness/minimum temperature:  Frost tender (plus 1 to 5 deg. C.)


A narrow-leaved form of this easy to grow bromeliad with funnel-shaped leaves which hold water and exotic, red and blue pendant flowers on long stems in mid-summer. Prefers a position away from direct sun. Keep the tubes filled with water and take care not to over water the roots. When potting on mix in lots of grit into the compost.


Mainland UK  (Courier) £8.50 Local delivery Postcodes IP1-IP8 & CO10 (minimum order value applies please click here for details) FREE
Seeds (Royal Mail) £2 Northern Ireland, Highlands & Islands £8.50 - £10
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Please allow up to 4 weeks for us to despatch deliveries by courier. We are posting seed orders and making local deliveries within a week. We cannot ship to non UK Addresses at this time

Unless otherwise indicated our plants are supplied in the following pot sizes according to category. Dimensions refer to either the pot diameter (cm) or volume (litre);

  • Exotics/Conservatory & House Plants, Succulents: mostly as young plants in 9cm or 1 litre pots
  • Hardy Perennials, Ferns and Grasses: 1 litre (approx 12cm diameter)
  • Herbs: 9cm
  • Hardy Shrubs and Climbers: 1.5 or 2 litre 
  • Potted Bulbs: variable- please see "Size/Qty" on product information page 
  • Dormant Bulbs, Tubers and Bare-root perennials come either bagged or wrapped without a pot

The exact size of plants will vary with the growing season and may be cut back in accordance with normal pruning regimes or to fit in the box if they are excessively tall


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