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  • Air Plant Tillandsia Caput Medusa

    Caput Medusa air plant.Watch it turn pink/purple curly/alien/octopus/ velvet texture approx 4" tall

    • Genus within the family of the Bromeliaceae
    • Name of genus: Tillandsia
    • Name of species: Tillandsia caput-medusae
    • Trivial name: Head of Medusa
    • evergreen, herbaceous flowering plant with epiphytic habit (air plant)
    • native to South America, mainly Mexico, Guatemala, El Salvador, Honduras
    • tubular, blue-red flowers in early summer
    • grey-blue, snake-shaped leaves, arranged like rosettes
    • heights of 15 to 40 cm
    • Temperature minimum: 15 degrees Celsius
    • Temperature maximum: 40 Grad Celsius

    Tillandsia caput-medusae only uses its roots to cling to high trees or rocks. Since the exotic bromeliad does not require a substrate, there are many creative ways to cultivate it in living spaces. Thus, the head of Medusa with the bizarre snake-leaves perfectly puts itself in the limelight on branches, stones or cacti.