Today's bloom is Air Plant 'Peanut' (Tillandsia ionantha)

Bloom of the Day for March 9th, 2011:

Type of plant: Tropicals and Tender Perennials, Epiphytes

Bloom color: Magenta (Pink-Purple), Purple

Bloom time of year: N/A

Sun requirements: Sun to Partial Shade

Cold hardiness: Zone 9b to Zone 11

Height: under 6 in. (15 cm)

Spacing: 6-9 in. (15-22 cm)

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marti001 wrote:
I love seeing these plants! But so far I've had no luck keeping them alive. I think it has something to do with the extreme temp change in the house.

pixie62560 wrote:
Neat, i've never seen one w/red tips...I like it!