Tillandsia maritima
Tillandsia maritima

Tillandsia maritima

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Origins: Mexico

Bloom: Large compound inflorescence with green and yellow bracts the blush red with more light, white/cream colored tubular flowers

Ideal for: Outdoors

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

 

There is some debate about whether T. maritima is still it's own species, or whether it is the same as T. roland-gosselinii.  T. r-g was discovered in the early 1900s by explorers, but locals had already been calling the same plant T. maritima.  This was sold to me as a different species, but I will say it is likely this is very similar if not identical to the T. roland-gosselinii I have