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Tillandsia 'Cotton Candy'

A kind of hybrid created by Dr. Mark A. Dimmit in 1988.

Tillandsia 'Cotton Candy'

Tillandsia stricta x Tillandsia recurvifolia



  • Flowers are gorgeous.
  • Sturdy species. Relatively high degree of drought, high/low-temperature tolerance.
  • Propagates well with or without flowering.

Cultivaton tips

Informations summarized here are based on our experiences, and TrekGEO does not guarantee the results by cultivating in the same or similar conditions described here. Even a species of Tillandsia differs substantially between individuals, and is very sensitive in changes of environments. Applicatons of any idea inspired by this site should be at your own risks.

Very high watering frequency cultivation

Grows well.

Low watering frequency cultivation

Grows well and blooms approximately once a year.

Cultivation Log

  • Apr 2018 Flower spikes began to grow from the remaining 7 foliages of the clump.
  • Jan 2018 It bloomed

  • Dec 2017 Flower spikes began to grow from the 2 foliages of the 20-foliage clump.
  • Jul 2017 1 - 2 pups began to grow from each foliage of the clump.

  • Apr 2016 Bloomed.
  • Mar 2016 Flower spike began to grow from three foliages of the 5-foliage clump.

  • Jul 2015 Pups have grown to the same size as the original foliage.

  • Jul 2014 5 pups began to grow.
  • Mar 2014 Bloomed.
  • Feb 2014 A flower spike began to grow.

  • Mar 2004 Bloomed.
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