Endemic to Mexico
An exquisite species and quite rare. The leaves are covered
with frosty trichomes. The inflated inflorescence also has an
indumentum of trichomes that help make the rose coloured
floral bracts look like cotton candy showing up the tubular
TILLANDSIA – Tillandsias are the most fascinating and certainly the most peculiar of all the Bromeliads. Highly variable, they may be bulbous, tufted, grass-like, or assume several other curious forms. Typically, they are plants of the air, dwelling in its treetop environment where the winds move freely. They require little care if given a suitable environment – bright light to full sunlight, good air circulation and moist atmosphere. Most require seven years or longer to grow to flowering from seed.