Tillandsia streptophylla

£12.00

Tillandsia streptophylla has a lovely shape with long soft silvery green leaves like tagliatelle pasta that fold back over its bulbous base. This species of air plant likes high light levels.

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Description

Tillandsia streptophylla is native from Southern Mexico to Honduras, it is another species that has (in the wild) ant associations (a myrmecophyte).
It has a lovely shape with long soft silvery green leaves like tagliatelle pasta that fold back over its bulbous base, the flower spike is elaborate with pink primary bracts and bright green flower bracts with contrasting purple flowers.
This species likes high light levels with regular misting and good air-movement.

Additional information

Care

Medium

Flower / bract colour

Red, Purple, Green

Plant size

Medium

Scented

Not Scented

Light level

High