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Tillandsia brachycaulos

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Tillandsia brachycaulos

June 19th, 2018

The blooming period is 10 days in June. Purple tube flowers with 3 petals whose tips are reflexed outside and bases are white. 6 stamens and a white pistil are sticked out of petals. A flower blooms for only a day and withers in the evening. Flowers tend to bloom from the bottom side of the foliage. Flowers grow directly at the growing point without inflorescences, whereas T. velutina grows a stout inflorescence. Total 22 flowers bloomed: 3 flowers bloomed on the first day, 2 flowers on the second day, 5 flowers on the third day, 6 flowers on the 4th day, and 6 flowers on the 5th day.

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