From Guatemala and El Salvador – epiphytic on conifers and oaks as well as on boulders. Likes bright, sunny environment. Named after the volcano de San Vicente on Sal Salvador Guatemala. Small soft green leaves, open rosette. Plant flashes a fabulous brilliant fire-red when blooming. Blue 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.