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Tillandsia recurvata

Tillandsia recurvata

Partial Shade
Moderate watering
Tender

11b

USDA zone

7°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

25cm

Max

30cm

10cm

Min

20cm

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

Tillandsia recurvata Overview

This species is an epiphytic or terrestrial perennial with branched stems bearing linear, mid green, scaly leaves. In early autumn to mid autumn, it produces spikes of funnel-shaped, pale purple-white flowers.

Common problems with Tillandsia recurvata

How to propagate Tillandsia recurvata

Division

Division in spring to summer.

Other uses of Tillandsia recurvata

Grown for their flowers or overall appearance.