KZN Events

Many of the larger garden shows and plant fairs have had to cancel or postpone over the last 2 years. We are taking part in some local KZN events so please join us if you can. 2 October The Earth Shed TES Market, Southbroom. 5-6 November Stephward Estate, Collectors Plant...

T fuchsii and filifolia

Tillandsias fuchsii and filifolia.These plants are real gems in a collection. They both have fine leaves and pin cushion shapes with long delicate flower spikes. T filifolia has green leaves with dark purple or chestnut sheaths. The flower spike is green and maroon with deep violet petals. It grows epiphytically...

Why won’t my airplants flower?

This is one of the most frequently asked questions of Rare and Air, I can hear people’s frustration! First we need to understand a bit about Tillandsia’s life cycle.  For most Tillandsias the plant will flower once it matures, after flowering the mother plant will produce pups and gradually die...