Tillandsia caput-medusae - Air Plant - Statement Plants

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Tillandsia caput-medusae - Air Plant

An unusual looking air plant with leaves curling more as it matures. It produces a gorgeous pink, red and purple flower spike.

Filtered or dappled sun

Drought tolerant

No soil or pot required

Not frost tolerant


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Plants sizes will vary depending on season and availability. The leaves may be straight or curly. Largest plants sent first unless you advise preference in notes.

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  • Tillandsia caput-medusae is an unusual looking air plant with a pseudobulb base with green leaves that curl more as it matures. It blooms with red and green bracts with purple flowers.

    Position in a place that gets bright light and good airflow. Water when dry by misting or dunking, ensuring it completely dries out within a few hours.

    **Plant only (accessories not included).


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    Plant Details

    Habit Clumping
    Growth Cycle Perennial, Evergreen
    Height To 25cm
    Spread To 15cm
    Foliage Green
    Flowers Red and green bracts with purple flowers
    Flowering Time Varies
    Toxicity Non toxic