Tillandsia funckiana prefers high light, good air flow and a humid environment. Mist 3-5 times per week and allow to dry within 1 hour after watering. If placing inside a glass globe or any enclosed terrarium be sure to water it outside of the globe. Allow it to fully dry before placing back inside.
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.
• Native to: Venezuela and Columbia
• Bloom color: Red
• 5+ inches
Tillandsia funckiana is a “funky” air plant that looks a bit like a caterpillar. It also has the characteristic of a pine tree which makes it a perfect wreath air plant! The adorable air plant can be perfectly straight or have a curve to it. It has a beautiful bright red flower.
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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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|Dimensions||12 × 6 × 6 in|
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