Common Name: Basket plant, false bromeliad, inch plant, octopus plant
Generally green or variegated green and cream in color, these plants have a secret. When exposed to lots of light, they may pick up purple hues in their leaves. In fact, there have been plants which are more purple than green!
Sun: Partial sun optimal, other sun conditions possible
Soil: Gritty loam ideal, can be rich with organic content