The Tillandsia Medusae is a unique plant in the Tillandsia species. The shape and form of this species is certainly rare and so the plant is named after this. With the thicker head (caput) on the bottom and the wonderful firmly curly leaves, the Tillandsia Medusae is compared to a female figure from the Greek mythology. Medusa, the woman with snakes as hair, which are quite similar in its turn with the curly leaves of this kind of Tillandsia. Other common names alongside Tillandsia Medusae are also Medusa’s head and octopus plant.
This air plant is native to Central America and Mexico. The Tillandsia Medusaes are shipped from the farms in Central America to Corsa Plants main location in De Lier, where we continue taking care of these plants and an average plant height of 15 centimeters is achieved for the Tillandsia Medusae. During spring or early summer, a beautiful violet-colored flower oftenly grows from the middle of this air plant.
The Tillandsia Ionantha Scaposa is one of the multiple Ionantha air plants that we are having available for sale on our Tillandsia webshop. This particular Ionantha air plant distinguishes itself by a longer shape than the other Ionanthas. The leaves of the Ionantha Ionantha and the Ionantha Rubra are kind of falling down in bulb form, where those of this air plant keep up and stiff making the Ionantha Scaposa a long-formed air plant. With its beautiful light green color, this plant could be used perfectly in arrangements and bouquets for example.
The Tillandsia Ionantha Scaposa requires very few care just like the other Ionantha species. This air plant likes to be sprayed +- once a week.