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.
The Tillandsia Magnusiana is a gentle and perhaps the most grayish species within the epiphyte family. With its many and thin hairy leaves that have a spherical appearance, the Magnusiana is unique in its kind. Because of to the flatter bottom and leaves that keep the plant balanced, the Tillandsia Magnusiana is easy to put down steadily and therefore very easy to use in various decorations.
The Tillandsia Magnusiana grows only in a limited number of countries in the wild. As it grows in the south and west of Mexico, Honduras, El Salvador and Nicaragua. Corsa plant also cultivates this Tillandsia species on its farms in Central America, and ships the Tillandsia Magnusianas to the Netherlands before the plant begins with its flowering phase.
The Tillandsia Usneoides, also known as Spanish moss, is a plant without roots from the epiphyte family. This plant gets its water and nutrients through its leaves from the (moist) air and raindrops. The Tillandsia Usneoides has curly grayish and long down-growing leaves that mostly hang over the branches of trees. The beauty of this kind is that it spreads itself and living area by the help of Mother Nature. Mainly by wind or birds, this air plant is being moved and spread to other branches for example and so continues to develop and grow in other places, which is very different from our other air plants.
The Tillandsia Usneoides mostly lives in tropical areas with high humidity and under the right circumstances can grow to a length of 1 to 2 meters! The original habitat of this plant ranges from Argentina to southeastern United States.
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.