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Tillandsia 'Cotton Candy'

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

Tillandsia 'Cotton Candy'

Tillandsia stricta X Tillandsia recurvifolia

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Features

  • [ Blooming ] January - April, for a month
  • [ Flower ] White, and turns purple at the late stage of the blooming period.
  • [ Fregrance ] None
  • [ Blooming size ] 10 - 15 cm (W) x 5 - 10 cm (H)
  • 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

  • Mar. 2019 It bloomed.
  • Feb. 2019 Inflorescences began to grow from the other 2 foliages of the clump.
  • Jan. 2019 It bloomed.

  • Nov. 2018 Inflorescences began to grow from the 2 foliages of the clump.
  • May 2018 It bloomed.
  • Apr. 2018 Inflorescences began to grow from the remaining 7 foliages of the clump.
  • Jan. 2018 It bloomed.

  • Dec. 2017 Inflorescences began to grow from the 2 foliages of the 20-foliage clump.
  • July 2017 1 - 2 offsets began to grow from each foliage of the clump.

  • Apr. 2016 It bloomed.
  • Mar. 2016 Inflorescences began to grow from three foliages of the 5-foliage clump.

  • July 2015 Offsets have grown to the same size as the original foliage.

  • July 2014 5 offsets began to grow.
  • Mar. 2014 It bloomed.
  • Feb. 2014 An inflorescence began to grow.

  • Mar. 2004 It bloomed.
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