PlantFiles Pictures: Puya Bromeliad Species, Blue Puya (Puya berteroniana) by AnniesAnnuals
Blue Puya (Puya berteroniana): WOW! Type of plant: Perennials, Tropicals and Tender Perennials, Cactus and Succulents Bloom color: Green, Blue-Violet Bloom time of year: Late Spring/Early Summer, Mid Summer, Late Summer/Early Fall Sun requirements: Full Sun Cold hardiness: Zone 9a to Zone 11 Height: 10-12 ft. (3-3.6 m), 12-15 ft. (3.6-4.7 m) Spacing: 4-6 ft. (1.2-1.8 m)
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Euphorbia Myrsinites or Donkey Tail Spurge is excellent, but should always include a 'heads-up'... wear gloves since it's an eye/skin irritant (causes rash) and is toxic to eat... probably from the milky insides.