Tillandsia Cyanea Variegated, Pink Quill - Plant
Description for Tillandsia Cyanea Variegated, Pink Quill
The genus Tillandsia belongs to the Bromeliad family and contains approx. 400 members of which the Pink Quill (Tillandsia cyanea) is the most commonly cultivated species. The native to Ecuador plant grows epiphytic (sitting on trees). Its purple flowers emerge from the pink to red colored bracts and can be produced for 1 to 3 months.
|Common name||Flower colours||Bloom time||Height||Difficulty|
|Pink Quill||Pink||Feb-march||10 in (25 cm)||Easy to grow|
Planting and care
The deep planting encourages the developing stem to send out roots to help stabilize the plant and perhaps eliminate the need for staking. Also, deep planting keeps lily bulbs cool when temperatures soar.
|Full Sun to Partial Shade||Well-drained soil||Medium||above 45 degrees F||Apply any organic fertilizer|
Caring for Tillandsia Cyanea Variegated
- The soil should be well drained, a mix between potting soil and orchid bark can be used. There are special mixes for bromeliads available.
Typical uses of Tillandsia Cyanea Variegated
Special features: The leaves are used to season meat and other foods in Caribbean, Latin American and Asian cuisines. It is often added to chutneys, a sauce containing fruits or vegetables that is eaten with other dishes.
Ornamental use: The plant is used for ornamental purpose.
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This plant is one of the easiest to grow and requires no extra attention.
Properties of this plant makes it??great houseplants.
Good packing. Plant is very healthy and also I received free seeds offer & cashback . Happy :-)