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)
Tillandsia Seleriana air plant is quite the show stopper. This premium large air plant grows to over 8-10 inches tall, and is the perfect statement piece for any room. This air plant has a fuzzy appearance due to its abundance of trichomes. When it blooms, the Tillandsia Seleriana produces beautiful purple leaves.