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tillandsia samantha

Tillandsia Samantha

$34.95

Tillandsia Samantha (hybrid of mooreana X kalmbacheri) requires frequent watering, good air flow and temperatures between 55-75˚ F. Mist with distilled water 3-5 times per week or soak 1 time per week for no more than 30 minutes. Be sure it’s fully dry within 4 hours after watering. Place in open shade and avoid sunlight hitting its leaves.

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.

SPECIES INFORMATION

• T. mooreana and T. kalmbacheri are both native to Mexico
• Bloom color: pale to bright pink inflorescence and pale yellow flowers

MEASUREMENTS

• 10+ inches

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SKU: 4177 Categories: ,

Description

Tillandsia Samantha is a rare, award winning hybrid air plant of mooreana X kalmbacheri. It has beautiful delicate green leaves and a gorgeous flower spike. T. Samantha has a bromeliad type quality. It can handle open shade, frequent waterings and steady temperatures between 55-75˚ F. This hybrid also does well planted in bromeliad or orchid mix.

New To Air Plants? Learn More!

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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Additional information

Weight15 oz
Dimensions12 × 6 × 6 in

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