Billbergia nutans 'Rare Form' - Andy's Air Plants
Billbergia nutans 'Rare Form' - Andy's Air Plants

Billbergia nutans 'Rare Form'

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Billbergia nutans Rare Form is a very choice and rare variety of Billbergia nutans. I was gifted this plant 10 years ago from a collector in Europe. The closest id i have for this plant is that it is a form of Billbergia nutans.

It is a very nice plant it differs from the common B. nutans in that it has a much tighter and more compact plant with rigid leaves and a taller and more upright flower spike. It also has longer stolons or above ground rhizomes than the normal Billbergia nutans.

It likes medium to high light levels and seems to do very well in a peat and potting bark mix with low nutrient and some grit added.

Here in the second picture is a good sized pup, a clone from the plant in the first picture.

Plant supplied bare root.

Customer Reviews

Based on 15 reviews

Excellent plant. Received well wrapped and larger than expected. Lovely plant. Most impressed.

Martin Morris
Billbergia rare form

Great plant strong n healthy 2 offsets already.Well packaged prompt delivery.What more could you ask for.Thank you Andy.

Phil Ladley
Andy's Air Plants

My second order from Andy. Received 1 Bilbergia nutans with pups (now sits atop a Tree Fern log) two different forms of Tillandsia aeranthos (now in my Trachycarpus with other Bromeliads) and a surprise additional plant for free. Andy also sends an instruction sheet if you need it. Top quality's plants with top quality service.

Stuart Weeks
Billbergia nutans 'Rare Form'

A lovely, healthy plant, which arrived well-packed and without any damage.

Amanda Woodward

Beautiful air-plants, superb service and quality, first time ever I have bought from Andy , however I’ll be back for more. And thank you for my free gift, that is truly amazing and kind x