Tillandsia is in the bromeliad family and are native to the warmer climates. Commonly known as air plants, they are found from jungle to rain forest to arid desert environments – from sea level to high mountain regions.
Most Tillandsia species use their root systems to attach themselves to trees or rocks and absorb moisture and nutrients through their leaves. s. Many of these unique plants undergo a dramatic color change as they prepare to bloom. Since Tillandsia's are epiphytes, the mounting medium you choose is limited only by your imagination. These hardy plants are adaptable and tolerant to a wide range of environmental conditions and require minimal care.
The three most important requirements are bright light, although not direct sun, good air circulation and water.
Air Plants (Tillandsia)
CARE: Easy Care, Bright light and can handle low light SELLING SIZE: 5-7" High COLOR: Dark green with purple-red accents. WATER:Misting weekly, more often in dry conditions. MOUNTING: Excellent for most displays. Globe Terrariums, shells Belize can grow past 9 inches with larger base.
This intriguing variety of Air Plant has large wispy tentacle like leaves that give the Butzii a rather squirmy look. The base of this plant is dark green with both light and dark spots mixed about. The Butzii Air Plant will look right at home in a nice terrarium adorned with a mixture of other plants, rocks, or pieces. This species grow wel...
The Funkiana air plant is such a unique variety, and surely something you don't see everyday. The Funkiana grows twisting and turning its way through life. This green plant eventually turns bright red as it starts its bloom cycle, and will soon after emit a wild and bright red looking bloom with yellow flowers! These are some our favorite ai...
This species boasts soft, succulent, white leaves. The inflorescence is simple and a bright, long-lasting red, which is a great contrast to the white leaves. This species that prefers bright light. Selling Size: