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Tillandsia Usneoides

Botanical Name:

Tillandsia usneoides

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How to Grow
Water
Low
Water sparingly, allowing the mix to nearly dry out between watering.
Sunlight
Full Sun
6+ hours of direct sun per day
Characteristics

Bloom Time

Mar, Apr, May, Jun, Jul, Aug

Plant Type

Herb/Forb, Epiphyte, Herb

Lifespan

Perennial

Flower

The inflorescence is a very short terminal spike. Flowers are solitary, terminal, fragrant, pale blue or green; petals <.5 inch; bracts gray, scale-like. Blooms for 3-4 months in summer to fall.

Fruit

Small capsuled fruit with seeds that have hairy sails to float on the wind and stick to tree branches.

Taxonomy

Order

Poales

Family

Bromeliaceae

Genus

Tillandsia

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