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Air Plant Holder | Tillandsia 'Ionantha' | Air Plant Holder | Tillandsia Planter
Tillandsia Ionantha or Blushing Bride, is perhaps the most recognized of the air plants. Small and charming as green plants, ionantha blooms of violet surrounded by pink leaves are quite striking. Low maintenance good looks and extreme versatility help to explain the sky rocketing popularity of these air plants in the home, office and garden. Here, we have tucked 2 small ionantha plants into a ceramic egg that can be hung from a table lamp or in a window, or sit secure on its flat bottom on a side table or book case.
Tillandsia is the largest genus of the bromeliad family (which includes pineapples!) and all are native to the new world. Commonly known as air plants, these botanical curiosities can be found in jungles, rain forests or deserts - from sea level to high mountain regions, and increasingly in homes and offices where their low-maintenance and intriguing shapes are hugely appealing. Though prized for their general structure, air plants do bloom, and frequently change coloring throughout the year in response the biological cues.
Apart from the astonishing array of forms and colors, what sets air plants apart is their reliance on water and food that can be absorbed through their leaves - roots are used only to anchor themselves in place. This characteristic qualifies them as epiphytes, and lends them to creative mounting for spectacular display. Your tillandsia can be made happy indoors or out - simply provide bright, filtered sunlight (or artificial lighting), protect from frost, and provide periodic misting, or even emersion to meet their need for water.
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