TILLANDISA 'Air PLANT'
A wonderful low-maintenance and versatile plant
CARING FOR YOUR AIR PLANTS
Tillandsia plants grow a lot differently than a traditional houseplant. If you are someone that has trouble keeping a houseplant alive a air plant might be exactly what you need. They require almost no attention and are very hardy. Air plants prefer bright indirect light so they work well on walls and shelves. Their wispy look creates interesting textures. Additionally, they can be attached to almost anything and put almost anywhere, your imagination is the limit with air plants.
Tillandsia plants like bright filtered light is the general rule, and the higher the humidity of the air the higher light will be tolerated. They will also do well under fluorescent light.
Tillandsia plant doesn’t need soil and in fact you shouldn’t put them in soil at all.
For Tillandsia plants use a Bromeliad fertilizer twice a month. It is great for blooming and reproduction!
Optimum temperature range for Tillandsias is 50-90° F. They are not cold hardy and will die with a frost.
Tillandsia plants do well in all types of humidiy. However if it too dry you’ll have to water them more.
IS IT PET FRIENDLY?
Tillandsia plant are not toxic to cats and dogs.
Tillandsias are low-maintenance, versatile plants that can go just about anywhere you want them in your indoor decoration. Part of the Bromeliad family there are over 650 different species of Tillandsia in the world. They are perfect for displaying in terrariums, hanging in a glass globe or display air plants on a bright desk, counter, or tabletop. Air plants make for a fun way to be creative with living decoration.
HOUSEPLANTS TO PAIR WITH TILLANDSIA PLANTS
SANSEVIERIA – Sansevierias are easy to grow and is nearly indestructible; they will thrive in either very bright light or almost dark corners of the house. An ideal container plant, it is excellent in a grouping and will grow equally well on the floor or on tabletop displays. Perfect for any office building or home with little of florescent lighting.
PHILODENDRONS – Philodendrons are the classic houseplant that nearly everyone has encountered at some point in their life. It’s practically a no-fail houseplant because of how easy it is to take care of. You can grow philodendrons just about anywhere. They can be grown in a hanging basket, up a trellis, or simply a standard pot.
FERNS – Ferns are easily one of the most loved houseplant. Mainly because of the huge variety available and that they are among the most beautiful. They have lacy fronds and a classic texture that work great in any home design. Ferns look wonderful when mixed together but also can look great combine with almost any houseplant. Come on by City Floral Garden Center and check out the huge selection of ferns.