Tillandsia purpurea
Tillandsia purpurea

Tillandsia purpurea

Regular price $8.00 Sale

Origins: Ecuador, Peru

Bloom: Small compound grey inflorescence with white flowers that have a purple band around the edge.  Strongly fragrant

Ideal for: Outdoors

Light: Partial direct to full sun

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

 

This is a hardy species that in many regions can be grown in full sun.  It's a good pupper but not a quick grower so over time, it will form a nice clump.  Many argue that purpurea is the most fragrant species out there

 

Currently in bloom, low spike