Pink Quill (Wallisia cyanea)

Common names:
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Botanical names:
Wallisia cyanea Accepted
Tillandsia lindenii Synonym
Tillandsia cyanea Synonym

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Partial or Dappled Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Soil pH Preferences: Slightly acid (6.1 – 6.5)
Neutral (6.6 – 7.3)
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 9b -3.9 °C (25 °F) to -1.1 °C (30 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 12
Plant Height: 12-18 inches
Plant Spread: 12-24 inches
Leaves: Evergreen
Other: Leaves are typically gray, gray-green, or white
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Purple
Other: Dark pink to red bract with bright purplish-violet flowers
Bloom Size: 1"-2"
Flower Time: Late winter or early spring
Late fall or early winter
Winter
Suitable Locations: Houseplant
Terrariums
Resistances: Humidity tolerant
Propagation: Other methods: Offsets
Containers: Not suitable for containers
Miscellaneous: Epiphytic

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sunkissed On October 16, 2015 Obtained plant
I bought this from Lukas Nursery
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Discussion Threads about this plant
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September Bromeliads 2019 by sunkissed Oct 1, 2019 11:49 AM 40
July 2018 Bromeliads by ScotTi Nov 7, 2019 7:10 AM 72
June 2019 Bromeliads by ScotTi Jul 6, 2019 7:06 AM 137
Pink quill first bloom :) by agulsby May 11, 2019 2:04 PM 3
Wallisia cyanea by ScotTi Feb 24, 2019 5:32 AM 12

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