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Ball moss

Tillandsia recurvata

Also known as

Air plant

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

Ball moss 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 Ball moss

How to propagate Ball moss

Division

Division in spring to summer.

Other uses of Ball moss

Grown for their flowers or overall appearance.