Tillandsia velutina
Tillandsia velutina
Tillandsia velutina
Tillandsia velutina
Tillandsia velutina
Tillandsia velutina

Tillandsia velutina

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Origins: Mexico, Guatemala

Bloom: Small, short pink inflorescence with purple tubular flowers.  Most of the plant goes from green to a brilliant pink during bloom, similar to the way brachycaulos and ionantha change colors during bloom

Light: Shade to indirect light

Ideal for: Outdoors

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

 

Velutina sounds a little bit like velvet, which is exactly how the leaves feel on this plant.  Very soft green leaves throughout the year that turn bright pink during bloom. In more humid climates, this plant can grow quite large, bigger than a human head!