Tillandsia Derek
Tillandsia Derek
Tillandsia Derek
Tillandsia Derek

Tillandsia Derek

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Origins: Created by Pam Koide

Bloom: Short, compound inflorescence producing multiple small red bracts that emerge directly from the center of the plant.  Upper foliage turns red during bloom

Light: Strong indirect light or filtered light

Water: Spray or dunk twice a week, allow to dry within 6-8 hours.  Soak monthly to rehydrate up to 4 hours as necessary.  Be sure to dry the center of the plant completely if you fully submerge it in water to avoid rotting

 

There are several crosses of this parentage and the reverse (Joel, Luke, and several Joel spin offs).  The leaves on Derek stack more densely than the others.  It generally appears to have more ionantha than Joel, however all bulbosa crosses are pretty dominated genetically by bulbosa