Air Plant (Tillandsia ionantha 'Variegata') in the Air Plants Database

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
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 10a -1.1 °C (30 °F) to +1.7 °C (35 °F)
Plant Height: 2 to 4 inches
Plant Spread: 2 to 4 inches
Leaves: Unusual foliage color
Evergreen
Other: Green and white banding give this one a love variegated appearance; blushes red when close to blooming
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Purple
Bloom Size: Under 1"
Flower Time: Summer
Suitable Locations: Houseplant
Terrariums
Resistances: Humidity tolerant
Propagation: Other methods: Offsets
Containers: Not suitable for containers
Miscellaneous: Epiphytic

Kinda sad it’s already blooming but hopefully it pups for me

Photo gallery:
Location: Coastal San Diego County Date: 2019-08-17The variegation with the blushing is very pretty
By carlysuko
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Discussion Threads about this plant
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In for the Winter: Are you Wintering Your Houseplants? by LadyChilli Dec 18, 2019 6:37 PM 21
Let's see what else we're growing, 2016 by dyzzypyxxy Jan 1, 2017 4:46 PM 1,398
The garden in my apartment by adamgreen Mar 13, 2017 4:25 PM 22

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