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...

Tillandsia ionantha

T. ionantha is probably one of the most popular forms of tillandsia, there are a huge variety of forms and cultivars. Ionanthas usually grow epiphytically at a range of altitude from 450-1700m and can grow in full sun and dry conditions. They are stemless with tight rosettes of leaves covered...