kolbii blooming

Tillandsia kolbii v. ionantha scaposa

This very popular species is spread across from Mexico to Nicaragua at heights from 450 to 1700 meters. Leaves are soft and dense with green to silver in colour, patterned with trichomes (pinned structures for water and nutrient absorption). It is an absolute beauty at bloom, the upper leaves and usually the whole leaf structure shift colour to very vivid red and carmine tones. The flowers are stemless, purple in colour. It produces offspring easily and grows fast. The colonies formed from the offspring are usually arranged into an almost perfect sphere over time. It needs spraying in every 2 days.

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