Tillandsia
Tillandsia fendleri

Family: Bromeliaceae (bro-mee-lee-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Tillandsia (til-LAND-see-uh) (Info)
Species: fendleri (FEND-ler-ee) (Info)

Category:

Tropicals and Tender Perennials

Epiphytes

Height:

12-18 in. (30-45 cm)

24-36 in. (60-90 cm)

Spacing:

12-15 in. (30-38 cm)

Hardiness:

USDA Zone 10b: to 1.7 C (35 F)

USDA Zone 11: above 4.5 C (40 F)

Sun Exposure:

Sun to Partial Shade

Light Shade

Danger:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Color:

Red

Red-Orange

Bright Yellow

Blue-Violet

Bloom Time:

Unknown - Tell us

Foliage:

Grown for foliage

Smooth-Textured

Shiny/Glossy-Textured

Leathery-Textured

Other details:

Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Suitable for growing in containers

Soil pH requirements:

Unknown - Tell us

Patent Information:

Non-patented

Propagation Methods:

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

From seed; germinate in a damp paper towel

Seed Collecting:

Bag seedheads to capture ripening seed

Gardeners' Notes:

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On Jul 23, 2011, olddude from Big Pine Key, FL (Zone 11) wrote:

This is a tank species with 2 natural varieties - Tillandsia fendleri var. fendleri Tillandsia fendleri var. reducta. Found in Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Guyana, Haiti, Jamaica, Peru, Trinidad & Tobago, Venezuela