Tillandsia x aeranthos - Bergeri Airplant

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Tillandsia x aeranthos - Bergeri Airplant

Small plant 2-5 ftSemi-shadeRegular waterEpiphyte plantYellow, orange flowersRed, crimson, vinous flowersWhite, off-white flowersPink flowers

Tillandsia aeranthos bergeri is native to Argentina. For an air plant, it's robust, easy-to-care-for, and fast-growing. The gray-green, narrow, tapering leaves are tough, and they quickly develop into a tight clumping form. Flowering for a few weeks in the summer, the pink shades on the bracts add a wonderful splash of color to your home. So do the delicate little blue or violet flowers that form on them.
Tillandsias, called by some the world's most unusual airplants, are a delightful addition to any greenhouse. They are easy to care for, exotic to look at, and interesting to study. Tillandsias have developed the ability to take all their food and water through specially designed cells on their leaves and therefore can exist without any roots for ever. Roots are used by most species to attach themselves and nothing more. Tillandsias can grow in places no other plants can survive including electrical cable on power lines. They prefer light airy conditions and daily misting in areas of low humidity.
Kept as a houseplant, Tillandsias can be added to a glass terrarium or a sea shell planter. They are commonly attached to a piece of wood or hung from a wire air plant display. Can also be grown in containers if you use orchid mix.

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4-6" plant
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