Tillandsia Ionantha red - air plant

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Introducing the Tillandsia Ionantha, a charming and vibrant air plant that's perfect for adding a touch of natural beauty to your home or office. Known for its low-maintenance care and striking color transformations, the Ionantha is an ideal choice for both air plant enthusiasts and beginners.

Native to Central and South America, this compact Tillandsia boasts a unique growth pattern, with its leaves forming a rosette shape. The Ionantha's foliage changes color from a lush green to a stunning red or pink hue as it prepares to bloom. When in bloom, this air plant produces vibrant purple tubular flowers, creating a truly captivating display.

Caring for the Tillandsia Ionantha is a breeze, as it requires no soil and minimal attention. Simply provide it with bright, indirect light, and mist it with water 2-3 times per week, ensuring that the plant dries completely between mistings. Fertilize monthly with a bromeliad or air plant fertilizer to encourage healthy growth and more vibrant blooms.

The Tillandsia Ionantha is highly versatile when it comes to displaying, making it a fantastic addition to your living spaces. Place it in a hanging glass terrarium, mount it on a piece of driftwood or seashell, or nestle it within a small ceramic holder. The possibilities are endless, allowing you to showcase the Ionantha's natural beauty in a way that reflects your personal style.

Bring home a Tillandsia Ionantha today and experience the enchanting allure of this easy-to-care, vibrant air plant. Add a touch of botanical charm to your surroundings, and let the Ionantha's captivating color changes and unique blooms captivate your senses.

◉ Each plant is unique and may therefore differ from the images shown, which are for illustration purposes only; size and shape may vary by season so all measurements shown are approximate 
◉ Supplied in original nursery grow pot

Care guide

Tillandsia Ionantha
Southeastern United States to Argentina

Light:bright, indirect light, warm and humid location is ideal

Water: Dip once or twice a week in lukewarm water. Or spray 1 or 2 times a week with a plant sprayer.


Feed: Low-nitrogen orchid or houseplant fertilizer that's low in copper(they're very sensitive to copper)

Pet friendly:Yes