Tillandsia delicata
Tillandsia delicata
Tillandsia delicata

Tillandsia delicata

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Origins: Mexico

Bloom: Upper foliage blushes red and make way for  a short red floral bract, similar to scaposa.  Produces purple tubular flowers

Ideal for: Outdoors

Light: Strong indirect and/or filtered light

Water: Spray or dunk twice a week, allow to dry within 6-8 hours.  Soak for up to 4 hours as necessary to rehydrate during hotter and drier months

 

This is a beautiful species that closely resembles a natural cross of scaposa and ionantha.  Has thinner, softer leaves than most ionantha varietals, and grows larger than most scaposas.  I would recommend good air flow for this species, and not too much direct light during hot parts of the year