Tillandsia Yellow Ionantha "White blanche"
Tillandsia yellow Ionantha, in the shape of pineapple.
Particularities of the plant :
The yellow Tillandsia Ionantha resembles a small pineapple because they both belong to the Bromeliad family.
It reproduces very easily and clumps quickly.
Size of the Tillandsia :
Size M: about 7cm.
Size L: about 6cm double
Size XL: about 7 cm with babies
Size XXL: approx. 7 cm with babies
The Tillandsia Ionantha Ionantha can reach 7-8 cm.
Flowers of the Tillandsia Ionantha Ionantha :
The bract is a very bright pink, especially near the flowers.
The flowers are white.
Distribution of the plant :
From Mexique to Nicaragua.
Habitat of the Tillandsia :
It clings to rocks and trees from 400 to 1700 m above sea level.
Cultivation method of the plant :
When hanging, simply place it or fix it in a sunny or very bright place.
If you have the possibility, it will appreciate being put outdoors in the spring.
In Mediterranean regions, it can be grown outdoors all year round.
Care of the Tillandsia
We advise you to read the care and growing tips HERE as the advice is to be adapted to your environment..
Moderate to warm.
As a precaution, if they are outside, bring them in below 10-12°C..
It needs a sunny or, failing that, very bright environment.
Watering of the Tillandsia :
In summer, spray every 7 days. If it is very hot, spray twice a week.
In winter, spray every 15 days. Be careful, if there is a lot of heat, you will have to spray more often.
No need to spray, except in dry summer (spray as indoors).
Use mineral water.
Every fortnight in summer, once a month in winter, dilute orchid fertiliser in the irrigation water (one part fertiliser to three parts mineral water)..
It is a plant that needs to be well ventilated, it must dry quickly.
Décoration ideas, Gift ideas
Like all epiphytic plants, it lives without soil and the possibilities for decoration are endless.
They can therefore be placed in hanging gardens, fixed to a plant wall, or placed in Zen gardens or shells, for example.
As the daughters of the air are rootless, they can be placed wherever you want, fixed on fishing nets, frames, vines or even on driftwood.
The different varieties can be used to decorate the whole house: living rooms but also bathrooms for the varieties that like humidity very much.
Some use them to decorate terrariums and vivariums because they are not toxic for either humans or animals.
We also have many requests to decorate hotels, restaurants, guest rooms, wellness salons but also receptions, galas and weddings.
You will find exotic pods and seeds from the forest or mobiles to create enchanting decors