Tillandsia purpurea 'spiral select'
Tillandsia purpurea 'spiral select'

Tillandsia purpurea 'spiral select'

Regular price $9.00 Sale

Origins: Peru, Ecuador

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

Ideal for: Outdoors

Light: Indirect or filtered sun, can handle partial direct light

Water: Spray or dunk twice a week, allow to dry within 6-8 hours.  Add an extra watering to rehydrate during hotter and drier months

 

Purpurea is one of the more diverse species of tillandsia, with over 15 different identified varieties.  This is a smaller form that grows caluscently in a tight column that spirals as it grows. Produces strongly fragrant flowers, typical of purpurea