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Tillandsia fasciculata

Air plant

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Features

  • BloomsMay to October
  • Height0.15m to 0.35m
  • Spread0.15m to 0.3m
  • Growth HabitRosette
  • Flower ColourRed, yellow, white, purple
  • Leaf ColourGrey-green

Description

Tillandsia fasciculata (Air plant). This species is an epiphytic perennial with rosettes of narrowly triangular, hairy silver, grey-green leaves. In late spring to mid autumn, spikes of red yellow bracts are borne with tubular, white-purple flowers.

Characteristics

Perennial, Evergreen, Epiphytic

Origin

S. U.S.A, Mexico, Columbia & Peru.

Interest and use

Grown for their flowers or overall appearance.

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Needs

  • LightPart shade
  • HardinessFrost tender (min 5°C)
  • SoilWell drained
  • WaterSemi-moist

Cultivation

They are frost tender, You should plant in well-drained. You can propagate from offsets or by division in spring to summer.

Propagation

You can propagate from offsets or by division in spring to summer.

Pests, diseases or disorders

Aphid vulnerability when flowering.

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