Tillandsia paraensis
Tillandsia paraensis

Tillandsia paraensis

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Origins: The Guianas, Venezuela, Brazil, Bolivia

Bloom: Short, simple inflorescence with a pink bract and magenta colored flowers

Light: Strong indirect and/or filtered light

Ideal for: Outdoors

Water: Spray or dunk twice a week, allow to dry within 6-8 hours.  Soak monthly to rehydrate up to 4 hours as necessary.  Make sure it dries thoroughly after watering to avoid rot

 

This is a unique species found in many parts of South America.  It has a pseudo-bulbous base, soft tendril leaves and subtle banding on the outsides of the leaves.  Subtle banding on the exterior leaves. Stays pretty small, reaching maturity at about hand size.  Produces beautiful magenta flowers

 

The plants I have available are 5" tall