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Tillandsia Ionantha

Botanical Name:

Tillandsia ionantha

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How to Grow
Water
Medium
Water moderately, allowing the top 3cm to dry out between watering.
Sunlight
Partial Shade
3-6 hours of sun per day, with protection from intense mid-day sun
Characteristics

Plant Type

Herb/Forb, Epiphyte, Houseplant

Lifespan

Perennial

Flower

The inflorescence is a very short terminal spike. A reduced panicle that looks spike-like with violet-purple petals and yellow stamens.

Fruit

A subcylindric capsule .5" long, seeds have feathery tufts of hair and are dispersed by wind.

Taxonomy

Order

Poales

Family

Bromeliaceae

Genus

Tillandsia

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