Tillandsia extensa
Tillandsia extensa
Tillandsia extensa
Tillandsia extensa
Tillandsia extensa
Tillandsia extensa

Tillandsia extensa

Regular price $6.00 Sale

Origins: Peru

Bloom: Long, compound inflorescence with a red stem and yellow bracts with purple flowers

Ideal for: Outdoor

Light: Strong indirect to partial direct 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 species that will reward you with beautiful purple and maroon color in the leaves when given strong light, including direct sun light.  The leaves are fairly brittle so handle delicately.  Very showy bloom that takes a while to develop