Guzmania wittmackii Purple

Native to Southern Colombia & Ecuador. Thrives in shady, warm conditions. 

Likes a moist potting medium but well drained. As a guide, water daily in hot weather & weekly in winter.
Medium shade - 70 - 80% shade cloth - not direct sun.
A big feeder - likes slow release fertiliser & foliar feeding. Best results with a higher potassium fertiliser.