Air Plant (Tillandsia simulata) in the Air Plants Database

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General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 8b -9.4 °C (15 °F) to -6.7 °C (20 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 9b
Plant Height: 8 to 16 inches
Leaves: Evergreen
Other: Leaves are pointed, leathery and typically gray, gray-green, or white
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Other: Reddish bracts with violet flowers
Bloom Size: 1"-2"
Flower Time: Spring
Late spring or early summer
Suitable Locations: Terrariums
Resistances: Humidity tolerant
Propagation: Other methods: Offsets
Containers: Not suitable for containers
Miscellaneous: Epiphytic


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Discussion Threads about this plant
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Gorgeous photo! by plantladylin Dec 10, 2018 10:50 AM 1
Hey everyone by Isadorastar Jan 19, 2016 8:42 PM 40
ID this Tillandsia by drdawg Feb 24, 2015 7:24 AM 36

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