Tillandsia Silverado (chiapensis x xerographica)
Tillandsia Silverado (chiapensis x xerographica)
Tillandsia Silverado (chiapensis x xerographica)

Tillandsia Silverado (chiapensis x xerographica)

Regular price $150.00 Sale

Origins: Created by John Arden

Bloom: Large, compound inflorescence with many large multi colored bracts showing yellows, pinks, and reds with purple flowers

Light: Strong indirect light or filtered light, partial direct light okay

Water: Spray or dunk twice a week, allow to dry within 6-8 hours.  Soak monthly to rehydrate up to an hour as necessary.  Be sure to dry the center of the plant completely if you fully submerge it in water to avoid rotting

 

This is a legendary hybrid and a must have for collectors.  It have thick, succulent, chiapensis like leaves that are densely covered in trichomes.  The leaves gently recurve and typically have a slight spiral pattern to them.  The bloom is large and colorful, although the plant overall is slow growing as both parents are

 

Plant pictured is what you get. Close to mature size, spans well over 12"