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Tillandsia tenuifolia 'Blue flower'

Distributed from Guyana to Argentina at altitudes from 350 to 2,500 m.

Tillandsia tenuifolia 'Blue flower'

Tillandsia (Anoplophytum) tenuifolia Linnaeus (1753)

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Features

  • [ Blooming ] November - March, for 24 days
  • [ Flower ] Blue
  • [ Fregrance ] None
  • [ Blooming size ] 4 - 7 cm (W) x 10 - 15 cm (H)
  • Sturdy species. Relatively high degree of drought, high/low-temperature tolerance.
  • The standard T. tenuifolia is white flowers whereas this type is blue flower.
  • Many variations and forms of Tillandsia tenuifolia are known: Blue flower form, Short form as form variations; var. surinamensis, var. vaginata, and var. strobiliformis as variety species.

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. It blooms once a year.

Low watering frequency cultivation

Grows well. It blooms once every 2 - 3 years.

Cultivation Log

  • Aug. 2019 A root began to grow.
  • Mar. 2019 2 foliages bloomed. 1 - 2 offsets began to grow at the base of the inflorescences.
  • Feb. 2019 Inflorescences began to grow from other 2 foliages of the 7-foliage clump.
  • Jan. 2019 All foliages bloomed at the same time.

  • Dec. 2018 Inflorescences began to grow from 5 foliages of the 7-foliage clump.
  • Mar. 2018 An offset began to grow at the base of each inflorescence.

  • Dec. 2017 All foliages bloomed at the same time.
  • Nov. 2017 Inflorescences began to grow from all foliages of the 5-foliage clump.
  • Mar. 2017 1-2 offsets began to grow at the base of each inflorescence.

  • Dec. 2016 It bloomed.
  • Nov. 2016 Inflorescences began to grow from all foliages of the 3-foliage clump.
  • Mar. 2016 An offset began to grow at the base of the inflorescence.
  • Feb. 2016 It bloomed. 10 flowers in an inflorescence.
  • Jan. 2016 An inflorescence began to grow from a foliage in the clump.

  • Nov. 2015 An offset began to grow at the middle of the foliage.
  • July 2015 The offset have grown up to the same size as the original foliage.

  • May 2010 2 offsets began to grow at the base of the inflorescence.
  • Mar. 2010 It bloomed.

  • May 2008 An offset began to grow at the base of each inflorescence.
  • Mar. 2008 It bloomed. 5 flowers in an inflorescence.
  • Feb. 2008 Inflorescences began to grow from all foliages of the 2-foliage clump.

  • Oct. 2006 Moved to another site. Cultivation condition is almost same as the previous site.

  • Aug. 2004 The temperature rises above 30 °C for 40 days, and the highest temperature was over 39 °C.

  • Jan. 2003 2 offsets began to grow.

  • Nov. 2002 It bloomed.
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