This is a beautiful stiff-leaved species from Mexico and El
The yellowish leaves blush red when in bud, producing
beautiful red and green multiple bracts which last for months
from which pink tubular flowers emerge from each segment of
This Tillandsia thrives in full sun, eventually becoming a huge
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.