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Tillandsia ionantha 'Peanut'

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Family: Bromeliaceae (bro-mee-lee-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Tillandsia (til-LAND-see-uh) (Info)
Species: ionantha (eye-oh-NAN-tha) (Info)
Cultivar: Peanut

4 members have or want this plant for trade.

Category:
Tropicals and Tender Perennials
Epiphytes

Height:
under 6 in. (15 cm)

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

Hardiness:
USDA Zone 9b: to -3.8 C (25 F)
USDA Zone 10a: to -1.1 C (30 F)
USDA Zone 10b: to 1.7 C (35 F)
USDA Zone 11: above 4.5 C (40 F)

Sun Exposure:
Sun to Partial Shade

Danger:
N/A

Bloom Color:
Magenta (Pink-Purple)
Purple

Bloom Time:
N/A

Foliage:
Grown for foliage
Silver/Gray
Velvet/Fuzzy-Textured
Red

Other details:
Unknown - Tell us

Soil pH requirements:
6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)
6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)

Patent Information:
Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:
By dividing rhizomes, tubers, corms or bulbs (including offsets)

Seed Collecting:
Unknown - Tell us

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Gardeners' Notes:

RatingAuthorContent
Neutral Aristocrat On Jul 16, 2012, Aristocrat from Biddeford,Me.
USA Minor Outlying Islands wrote:

can someone tell me where I can purchase thisBlushing Bride sky plant ,and the price of it ??? SO far my experiance has been negative, because I can't find the info: I am looking for anywhere......

Regional...

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

San Antonio Heights, California
Bartow, Florida
Spring Hill, Florida
Broxton, Georgia
East Longmeadow, Massachusetts
Pecan Grove, Texas



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