Painters palette plants are small to medium-sized evergreen bromeliads native to the southeastern United States. They grow quickly and are very forgiving plants. They can be grown in partial shade or full sun, but like most bromeliads, they prefer bright light. The soil should be kept moist, not soggy, with occasional waterings.What does painter's palette look like?
‘Painter’s Palette’ is grown primarily for its attractive, variegated foliage. It typically forms a spreading foliage mound 18-24” tall and as wide. Broad, oval, medium green leaves (to 10” long) are marbled and splashed with creamy white, yellow and a touch of pink, with each leaf having a large central chocolate-red chevron.What is the difference between painter's palette and flamingo flower?
Both plants are very similar except the Flamingo Flower has different shaped leaves, being longer and more slender. The flower spike is also curly rather than straight and usually the same colour as the spathe whereas the Painter's Palette has a straight spathe which is typically yellow or white.What is the difference between a painter's palette and a flower spike?
The flower spike is also curly like a Pig tail (hence the other common name this plant goes by) rather than straight and usually the same colour as the spathe whereas the Painter's Palette has a straight spathe. Providing they're in flower, this is the easiest way to tell the two varieties apart.