Tillandsia native to Argentina, where it can be found on steep cliffs. The species grows slenderly and produces short coriaceous leaves. It is easy to grow, very decorative, especially when it comes to make these bright red flowers.
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- Prevent them from direct sun in summer, especially during warm hours. In winter, find a luminous place.
- Put them inside or outside in summer when the weather is fine. Can live in a wide range of temperature, from 10°C to 30°C.
- Just like for carnivorous plants, water them with rainwater or demineralized water. You can soak up the plants a few seconds in water, or mist the leaves.
- In spring and summer, it is beneficial to feed them with orchid fertilizer diluted to a quarter twice a month.