Miniature – Diaphoranthema /Myosura Group
A very interesting looking small species from Bolivia whose Latin name means “mouse tail” – a very appropriate description.
With stiff, curling leaves and the tendency to quickly form clumps; it’s a great addition to any collection.
Produces a simple spike with small light yellow flowers.
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.