Tillandsia purpurea #8
Tillandsia purpurea #8

Tillandsia purpurea #8

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Origins: Ecuador, Peru

Bloom: Compound inflorescence with small purple bracts and white flowers with a purple band around the edge of the petals

Ideal for: Indoors/Outdoors

Light: Indirect to strong indirect light, some direct light okay

Water: Spray or dunk twice a week, allow to dry within 6-8 hours.  Soak monthly for up to 4 hours as necessary and ensure proper drying after soak

 

The shape of this plant is truly remarkable; densely stacked, thick gray leaves with a slight spiral pattern from above.  This form of purpurea has shorter, stiffer leaves than some other varieties and grows caulescently.  One of the more architecturally beautiful plants I have seen