Tillandsia ehlersiana
Tillandsia ehlersiana
Tillandsia ehlersiana
Tillandsia ehlersiana
Tillandsia ehlersiana
Tillandsia ehlersiana
Tillandsia ehlersiana

Tillandsia ehlersiana

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Origins: Chiapas, Mexico

Bloom: Pink bracts and inflorescence with violet flowers

Ideal for: Outdoors

Light: Strong indirect light to full sun

Water: Spray or dunk twice a week, allow to dry within 6-8 hours.  Not a good species to soak as a mature specimen as it has a large bulbous base that can easily trap water

 

This species has a large bulbous base and is covered densely in trichomes which help protect it from the sun.  In cultivation they stay fairly small, but some can get to 18" in height.  A must have for any collector.  Used frequently for hybrids for its unique shape