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Tillandsia ionantha

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Tillandsia ionantha | Ancaster, Grantham, Lincolnshire, NG32
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7cm × 5cm

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Plant Finder: about Tillandsia ionantha

Common names

Air plant


Tillandsia ionantha (Air plant). This is a small stemless bromeliad which usually grows in thick clumps. It has a tight bulb-like rosette with narrow, heavily scaled, triangular leaves. The flowers are white-tipped, violet blooms, and will turn a brilliant red.


They are frost tender. You should plant in well-drained soil, sphagnum moss or on slabs of bark or driftwood.

Interest and use

Grown for their flowers or overall appearance.

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Tillandsia ionantha | Ancaster, Grantham, Lincolnshire, NG32 | Copyright Greenplantswap 2019
  • LightFull sun
  • HardinessFrost tender (min 5°C)
  • SoilWell drained
  • WaterMoist

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Ancaster, Grantham, Lincolnshire, NG32
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    Available for swab: Tillandsia ionantha and bulbosa. Opuntia cactus. Easter and winter flowering cactus. Flaming Katy. Sempervivum (house leek). Sansevieria (mother in laws tongue). Sedum. Echeveria. Flowering plant seedlings, aloe vera and greater variety of echeveria available in the spring.

    Would like to swab for: Bromeliads, succulents, cacti, air plants, house plants, edible flowers.

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