Tillandsia balbisiana - Northern Needleleaf - Air Plant - Statement Plants

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Tillandsia balbisiana - Northern Needleleaf - Air Plant

An attractive air plant with long, graceful curving leaves with red and purple flowers. An easy care plant.

Full sun to part shade

Minimal water needs

No soil or pot required

Not frost tolerant


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  • Tillandsia balbisiana is an attractive air plant with long, green leaves that curve as they get longer. It forms a bulbous shape at the base and can grow quite tall. It blooms with a red flower spike with purple flowers.

    Position Tillandsia balbisiana is a bright, humid and airy spot. Good air flow is important. Mist every few days in the warmer months and less in the colder seasons. Ensure it dries out completely before the next water.

    **Plant only (accessories not included).


    Plant Details

    Habit Clumping
    Growth Cycle Perennial, Evergreen
    Height 15cm to 50cm when flowering
    Spread 10cm
    Foliage Green, long flowing leaves
    Flowers Red flower spikes with purple flowers
    Flowering Time Varies
    Toxicity Non toxic