Racinea (Tillandsia) hamaleana
Racinea (Tillandsia) hamaleana

Racinea (Tillandsia) hamaleana

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Origins: Ecuador and Peru

Bloom: Short, simple inflorescence with distichous floral bracts and oversized fragrant purple flowers

Ideal for: Outdoors

Light: Strong indirect and/or filtered light

Water: Spray twice a week, allow to dry within 6-8 hours.  Soak monthly to rehydrate up to 4 hours as necessary

 

This is a soft leaved fragrant species from Ecuador and Peru.  It produces on of the larger tillandsia flowers which is purple in color and has a delicious fragrance.  Despite having a more mesic appearance, this plant has done well in regular temps as low as 40 and grows quite quickly. Best grown in a fast draining, bark heavy substrate. Reclassified to the genus Racinea in 2017