Tillandsia Seleriana "Dédiée à C. Seler"
Tillandsia Seleriana, soil-less plant
Characteristics of the plant :
Easy culture for this plant which forms spectacular tufts.
Size of Tillandsia :
Size M : about 17 cm.
Size L : about 22cm.
The Tillandsia Seleriana can reach 30 cm.
Flowers of the Tillandsia :
The brack is pink.
The Flowers are of a veryintense purple.
Distribution of the plant :
Mexique and Salvador.
Habitat of the Tillandsia :
It clings to trees from 2000 to 2400 m above sea level.
Cultivation method of Tillandsia :
In suspension, it is enoug to deposit it or to fix it in a sunny or very luminous place.
If you have the possibility, it will appreciate to be put outside as soons as spring.
In Mediterranean regions, it can be grown outdoors all year roud.
Care of Tillandsia
We advise you to read the care and growing tips HERE because the tips are to be adapted to your environment.
As a precaution, if they are outside, bring them inside before the first frosts.
It needs a sunny or, failing that, very bright environment.
It tolerates full sun but expose it gradually.
Watering 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 fertilizer in the watering water (one volume of fertilizer for 3 volumes of mineral water).
It is a plant that needs to be well ventilated, it must dry quickly.
Decoration ideas, gift ideas
Like all epiphytic plants, it lives without soil, the possibilities of decoration are countless.
They can therefore be placed in hanging gardens, fixed on a plant wall, or placed in Zen gardens or shells for example.
As the air girls are rootless, they can be placed wherever you want, fixed on fishing nets, frames, vine stocks or even on driftwood to make a plant painting.
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 on creativand.com exotic pods and seeds from the forest or mobiles to create fairy-tale decorations.