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Tillandsia aeranthos 'Nigra'

Brazil (Santa Catarina, Rio Grande do Sul),

southern Paraguay, Uruguay,

Argentina (Santa Fe, Corrientes, Entre Rios, Buenos Aires)

0 - 200 m elevation

Epiphytic on trees and shrubs

Tillandsia aeranthos 'Nigra'



  • [ Blooming ] May, for 2 weeks
  • [ Flower ] Purple
  • [ Fregrance ] None
  • [ Blooming size ] 10 - 15 cm (W) x 5 - 7 cm (H)
  • A variety of standard Tillandsia aeranthos. It has purplish colored leaves.

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.

Cultivation Log

  • Aug. 2020 It keeps growing.

  • May 2019 It keeps growing.

  • July 2018 An offset began to grow at the base of the inflorescence.
  • May 2018 It bloomed.
  • Apr. 2018 An inflorescence began to grow.
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