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
Leaves: Evergreen
Other: Leaves are typically gray, gray-green, or white
Flowers: Inconspicuous
Flower Color: Orange
Bloom Size: Under 1"
Flower Time: Late winter or early spring
Suitable Locations: Xeriscapic
Resistances: Humidity tolerant
Drought tolerant
Propagation: Other methods: Offsets
Containers: Needs excellent drainage in pots
Miscellaneous: Epiphytic

Common names
  • Air Plant
  • Bromeliad

Photo Gallery
Location: Botanical Garden of Berlin
Date: 2022-06-08
Location: Indoors
Date: 2020
Tillandsia crocata var. orange flower
Location: Botanical Garden Copenhagen
Date: 2017-02-06
Location: Botanical Garden Berlin
Date: 2017-02-06
Location: Frankfurt Botanical Garden
Date: 2018-01-29
Location: Western Washington
Date: 2016-01-02
Location: Western Washington
Date: 2016-01-02
Orange Flowered

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