Aechmea 'Pepita Elegant Flames'
If you look at the leaves you can understand immediately why it's called Aechmea. That's the Greek word for 'lance tip'. Some species have unusual markings on the leaves that lend extra decorative value to the plant. You just can't stop looking at it There are also Aechmeas that surprise you with colour changing seed berries. This fabulous bromeliad comes in a wide variety of forms in pink, white, red, orange and purple. Energy boost It's a scientific fact: bromeliads have a positive effect on air quality. They absorb more harmful substances (such as gases from paint, furniture, printers and cleaning products) than other houseplants. And all those cheerful colours also provide an energy boost.