Bromeliads At Live Art Plantscapes, Gardena CA
South Bay Bromeliad Associates' Spring Sale was held at Live Art Plantscapes in Gardena. Visitors had an opportunity to buy club member plants as well as LAP plants.
Live Art Plantscapes designs gardens and indoors spaces and sells plants, including succulents, and indoor tropicals and bromeliads.
A lizard was warming up on a cool but sunny morning
There is a big greenhouse filled with beautiful bromeliads for sale.
Prices were reasonable for large, high quality, healthy plants
Cryptanthus 'Absolute Zero'. One came home with me.
These were beautiful wall displays
Boxes framed out, with 1 x 4s inset at an angle (aqua arrow). The plants remain in their 6" pots (pink arrow). This is a really workable solution for vertical planters.
Many gorgeous plants.
Caution. Plants for sale!
I had a look at the succulents as well. A beautiful Aloidendron ramosissimum, (formerly Aloe ramosissima), there on the right. Perhaps not for sale.
Aloe buhrii hybrid, perhaps? The flowers/plants look a little buhrii, but marginal teeth implies hybrid??
It was a lovely visit, on a late winter's morning.
Besides the Cryptanthus, an Aechmea blanchtiana 'Orangeade' and Aechmea .... (tag missing) came home.
Aechmea blanchetiana is described as a very easy bromeliad for outdoor growing in Southern California.
Here's a home in the neighborhood where A. blanchetiana is the dominant plant, so I'm hoping it is as easy as it appears to be.