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Blue flowered torch

Tillandsia lindenii

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Also known as

Air plant

Full Sun
Moderate watering
Tender

H1c

RHS hardiness

5°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

40cm

Max

60cm

30cm

Min

60cm

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

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Blue flowered torch Overview

This species will grow into a rosette form. The arching leaves are thin, smooth, pointed and are marked with red-brown lines. In late spring and mid autumn, a large flower spike of crimson or pink-tinted bracts overlap dense clusters of pansy-shaped, deep blue or purple-blue flowers.

Common problems with Blue flowered torch

How to propagate Blue flowered torch

Division

Division in spring to summer.

Other uses of Blue flowered torch

Grown for their flowers or overall appearance.