Tillandsia pruinosa
Tillandsia pruinosa

Tillandsia pruinosa

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Origins: Florida, Mexico, South America, Caribbean 

Bloom: Very short, simple pink inflorescence with purple tubular flowers.  Upper leaves will blush a nice pink color as well in bright light 

Ideal for: Outdoors

Light: Indirect or filtered light

Water: Spray or dunk twice a week, allow to dry within 6-8 hours.  Soak monthly to rehydrate up to 4 hours as necessary.  Be careful with the bulbous base to not let water get trapped under the leaves.

 

Pruinosa is densely covered in trichomes, but unlike other species that are densely covered in trichomes, pruinosa does not like direct light and likes humidity, more like a mesic species despite its xeric appearance