Groves Cotton Candy Neoregelia is a herbaceous perennial that averages 30cm in height with a comparable spread with compact growth and funnel-shaped rosettes. It often has offsets at the base. It has a slow to moderate growth rate.
Leaves are evergreen, strap-shaped, leathery, glossy, an average of 20cm long and 5cm wide, basal rosette in arrangement, and stemless. Outer leaves are a medium green and often striped with cream or light pink. Inner leaves are a “cotton candy pink” with irregular green areas near the tip. Areas around the central cup are a darker pink. The entire margins have small, sharp spines along the edges and it has parallel veins. It has a central tube-shaped cup