Tillandsia native to a restricted area, from Southeastern Ecuador to Northern Peru. It's a thin plant, growing up to 25 cm in diameter, and making somestimes dense bundles. The flowers have a delicious scent and a wonderful very rare sky-blue color, from where the plant got its name caerulea. Each inflorescence can grow up to 8 flowers, blooming one after another.
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- Direct sun is ok. 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. This species does not require a high humidity level.
- In spring and summer, it is beneficial to feed them with orchid fertilizer diluted to a quarter twice a month.