Tillandsia chiapensis x caput-medusae
Tillandsia chiapensis x caput-medusae
Tillandsia chiapensis x caput-medusae

Tillandsia chiapensis x caput-medusae

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Origins: Manmade hybrid, uncertain who first crossed it

Bloom: Compound inflorescence with bracts wider, longer, and more densely covered with trichomes than a standard caput-medusae bloom, but a similar shape.  Purple tubular flowers

Light: Strong indirect and/or filtered light, can be trained into direct light.  

Ideal for: Indoors/Outdoors

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 careful to give good air flow and proper dry time as it has a bulbous base like caput-medusae

 

This is a statement hybrid that has the general shape of caput-medusae and is densely covered in trichomes like chiapensis.  Bloom is a great balance of the two parents, this is definitely a must have hybrid