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PlantFiles: Tillandsia
Tillandsia gardneri

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

Synonym:Tillandsia cambuquirensis
Synonym:Tillandsia fluminensis
Synonym:Tillandsia regnellii
Synonym:Tillandsia venusta

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Category:
Tropicals and Tender Perennials
Epiphytes

Height:
6-12 in. (15-30 cm)

Spacing:
6-9 in. (15-22 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:
Rose/Mauve
Magenta (Pink-Purple)
Fuchsia (Red-Purple)
Purple

Bloom Time:
Unknown - Tell us

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

Other details:
Drought-tolerant; suitable for xeriscaping

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 vitro in gelatin, agar or other medium

Seed Collecting:
Bag seedheads to capture ripening seed

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Gardeners' Notes:

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

Plant hails from Columbia to Trinidad. Other synonyms are:
Anoplophytum incanum E.Morren ex C.Morren
Anoplophytum rollissonii E.Morren ex C.Morren
Tillandsia gardneri var. cabofrioensis W.Weber & Ehlers
Tillandsia gardneri var. rupicola E.Pereira
Tillandsia gardneri var. virescens E.Pereira



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