Gorgeous and unusual Tillandsia aeranthos plant has won the hearts of many plant lovers worldwide. Its sturdy, long foliage and distinctive blooms made this plant a popular choice for indoor terrariums and outdoor space decorations.
Commonly known as Flower of the Air or Air Plant, Tillandsia aeranthos is an enchanting member of the Bromeliaceae family. This plant can survive without growing medium, provided it’s regularly misted. Native to southern Brazil, Uruguay, Paraguay, and Argentina, this plant feels best in warm and humid conditions. It’s foliage has a smooth texture and elongated shape, becoming pointed towards the tip. It’s firm and sturdy to the touch and typically reaches 6-12 in (15-30 cm) long. The leaves' color can vary from silver-grey to light green, depending on the environment. The plant produces pink multi-petalled blooms from the center of the rosette. The inflorescences are pink in color, followed by deep violet three-petalled flowers.