Tillandsia tehuacana
Tillandsia tehuacana
Tillandsia tehuacana

Tillandsia tehuacana

Regular price $20.00 Sale

Origins: Pueblas, Mexico

Bloom: Long, compound inflorescence with red floral bracts and purple tubular flowers.  This bloom is quite a show!

Ideal for: Indoors or Outdoors

Light: Strong 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

 

This is an underrated species in my opinion, it has some cool features that make it well suited for my environment here in Southern California.  The coolest feature is the vertical stripes it produces on the leaves.  The leaves recurve slightly, and the plant grows overall in an upright fashion,