Tillandsia andreana does best in shade to indirect sunlight. Mist 3-5 times per week or soak 1-2 times per week for 30 minutes. Be sure it dries fully within 4 hours after watering especially if it is being displayed inside a glass globe.
Each Tillandsia is hand picked and cared for with love while waiting to meet it’s new owner. Please Note that each Tillandsia will vary slightly in shape, size and color and can have small blemishes as they are real, living plants. We always inspect each one thoroughly to ensure that the plants are 100% healthy before sending.
PLEASE NOTE: Not all plants will be in bloom upon delivery.
• Native to Columbia
• Bloom color: Red
• 3 inches wide
Tillandsia andreana is a beautiful thin leafed air plant with an almost round symmetrical, almost cone shaped appearance. When in bloom it will turn red (blush) in the center and produce a bright red flower. Eventually it will produce many little baby air plants (pups) at the base. Show off this wonderful air plant in a shallow dish, on a piece of driftwood, or by itself.
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What are air plants? Their technical name is Tillandsia and they are one of the few plants out there that don’t require dirt to thrive. They are epiphytes which means they use their roots as grabbers to attach to trees and rocks instead of using them in the dirt. Some air plant species actually do use their roots in dirt but there aren’t too many like that. Air plants receive nutrients through their leaves by way of tiny little trichomes. Water and air both can have the nutrients they need to thrive and grow bigger. Air plants are very slow growing compared to most other plants and you might not see any noticeable growth for a year or two! Air plants are also related to the more commonly known bromeliad which you will see quite often at nurseries or grocery stores.
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