Tillandsia albertiana was named for the Argentine botanist Alberto Castellanos.It is a distichous (DISS-tih-cuss) species which means that the thick, succulent leaves normally grow in two dimensions, that is, the plant is flat with the leaves growing in a mirror image of each other. Tillandsia albertiana is one of the very few tillandsias to have a red flower. It normally has just one but what a relatively large flower it is and it can last for a week (Tillandsia flowers normally last for a day). Tillandsia albertiana is easy to grow and quickly grows into a spherical clump, rewarding the grower with many brightly colorful blooms every year.
Care Instructions Sun: Bright, indirect or filtered light Water: Mist frequently, occasionally dunk under water allowing water to fully drain from base Temperature: 50-90 degrees, best grown indoors in most of the country Dormancy: none needed Delivery detail: 1-3 business days