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General Tillandsia Info
Tillandsia is a diverse genus of plants contains containing around 650 species endemic to North, Central, and South America. The majority of plants in this genera are epiphytic, meaning they'll grow on other plants instead of soil. The leaves of these plants are able to absorb moisture from their surroundings, and their roots are primarily used to help anchor the plant to a surface. These specially adapted leaves are sometimes visibly covered in little white hairs or fuzz called trichomes. In many species, these trichomes are most visible when the plant is dry, and may be more difficult to spot after the plant has been misted. As a houseplant, caring for Tillandsias is a pretty straightforward affair. So long as some natural light is provided, most species require misting sessions just once or twice weekly. Alternatively, they can simply be dunked in water from time to time. Every species has different watering requirements, so check out the descriptions below to be sure. We recommend using filtered, spring, or well water for best results. The chlorine & other additives in tap water can cause harm to these plants over time.
 
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About Our Tillandsias
We've been working with our primary Tillandsia supplier for over a decade, and we've developed a particular way to care for them once they arrive at our shop. After a quick processing procedure & careful inspection, our air plants are placed on species-specific trays & treated to plenty of PAR light (40-100µMol/M²S PAR @ plant level). Automated misting sessions occur on different schedules depending on the specific species, and we use only pure reverse osmosis filtered water to hydrate these plants. Airflow is always important when growing Tillandsias, and the majority of our air plants are in a direct path of oscillating fans which are scheduled to run for the majority of each day. Going the extra mile to care for our air plants allows certain species to actually color-up while they are in our care, and we're proud of the quality of the finished plants we've got available.
 
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Growing Air Plants In A Bioactive Terrarium / Live Vivarium
While there are a few species which tolerate growing in soil, every species we carry is strictly epiphytic, and must be mounted on a background or other decor in order to thrive. Placing them in substrate is usually a death sentence for these plants, and we strongly recommend simply using a Plant Mounting Kit or Floral Mounting Wire for best results. Be sure to place them in an area which has airflow, a fair amount of PAR light, and not in the direct path of a misting nozzle. (Any of our Lighting Kits greatly exceed PAR requirements for growing Tillandsias!) These plants are have evolved to absorb humidity straight out of the air, so direct misting may not be required on a regular basis in especially humid environments. Utilizing Tillandsias in enclosures built for amphibians and smaller Reptiles is especially easy. If mounted carefully & allowed to acclimate properly, we've had luck keeping Tillandsias growing even when they are housed with larger species like Crested Geckos, Gargoyle Geckos, Leachianus Geckos, and more.
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Tillandsia aeranthos

Tillandsia aeranthos
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A longer Tillandsia that flowers bright purple & hot pink. Planting it up high will result in the plant growing downward into a desirable long, trailing shape.
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Difficulty Shipped Size USDA Zone Endemic Region(s)
Average 3-5in 11-12 South America
Lighting Soil pH Nutrients Water
Partial shade to filtered sun N/A - Mount only Seasonal, ultra-diluted, balanced Allow to dry between misting
▾ Vivarium Specific Plant Info ▾
Vivarium Lighting Vivarium Substrate Vivarium Maintenance Vivarium Placement
Average/High
(Any Lighting Kit)
None
(Strictly Epiphytic)
None
(No pruning required)
Epiphytic / Mount on background, wood decor, or rock decor
(Our Plant Mounting Kit is perfect for this!)
Special Instructions
The Tillandsia species we carry are strictly epiphytic and cannot be planted in substrate for any length of time.
We recommend mounting them near a vent, or anywhere in an enclosure which has an abundant amount of airflow.
Allow to dry out between misting sessions, and do not place this species in the direct line of a misting nozzle.
Visit our Tillandsia care guide for in-depth advice on how to keep these successfully in a live vivarium enclosure

USDA Zone ratings are listed on the conservative side. To learn more, visit the Plant Hardiness Zone Map. (External Link)
Nutrient data listed for houseplant care only. Additional nutrients are not typically required in properly designed live vivaria.
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Tillandsia albertiana

Tillandsia albertiana
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A very interesting small Tillandsia commonly used as an accent. Does not tolerate periods of dryness. Throws pups/offsets frequently, and flowers bright red.
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Difficulty Shipped Size USDA Zone Endemic Region(s)
Average 1-2in 11-12 South America
Lighting Soil pH Nutrients Water
Partial shade to filtered sun N/A - Mount only Seasonal, ultra-diluted, balanced Allow to dry between misting
▾ Vivarium Specific Plant Info ▾
Vivarium Lighting Vivarium Substrate Vivarium Maintenance Vivarium Placement
Average/High
(Any Lighting Kit)
None
(Strictly Epiphytic)
None
(No pruning required)
Epiphytic / Mount on background, wood decor, or rock decor
(Our Plant Mounting Kit is perfect for this!)
Special Instructions
The Tillandsia species we carry are strictly epiphytic and cannot be planted in substrate for any length of time.
We recommend mounting them near a vent, or anywhere in an enclosure which has an abundant amount of airflow.
Allow to dry out between misting sessions, and do not place this species in the direct line of a misting nozzle.
Visit our Tillandsia care guide for in-depth advice on how to keep these successfully in a live vivarium enclosure

USDA Zone ratings are listed on the conservative side. To learn more, visit the Plant Hardiness Zone Map. (External Link)
Nutrient data listed for houseplant care only. Additional nutrients are not typically required in properly designed live vivaria.
To see our NEHERP Plant Info panel, please visit this page on a device with a bigger screen. Or you can override this warning if you can live with an especially tight interface. (You'll need to refresh to undo!)
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Tillandsia brachycaulos

Tillandsia brachycaulos
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One of our larger Tillandsias, this is our most moisture-tolerant species of air plant, and the one we use most often in vivariums at NEHERP. Color can range from bright green to a deep red, depending on conditions. Flowers pink & purple, although this plant does not flower frequently. Like most Tillandsias, it benefits from a little air movement, but does not require as much as many other species. It's larger & more robust size also makes it more appropriate for use with slightly larger species (i.e. Phelsuma, Correlophus, Rhacodactylus) than other Tillandsias.
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Difficulty Shipped Size USDA Zone Endemic Region(s)
Average 3-5in 11-12 Central America
Lighting Soil pH Nutrients Water
Partial shade to filtered sun N/A - Mount only Seasonal, ultra-diluted, balanced Allow to dry slightly between misting
▾ Vivarium Specific Plant Info ▾
Vivarium Lighting Vivarium Substrate Vivarium Maintenance Vivarium Placement
Average/High
(Any Lighting Kit)
None
(Strictly Epiphytic)
None
(No pruning required)
Epiphytic / Mount on background, wood decor, or rock decor
(Our Plant Mounting Kit is perfect for this!)
Special Instructions
The Tillandsia species we carry are strictly epiphytic and cannot be planted in substrate for any length of time.
We recommend mounting them near a vent, or anywhere in an enclosure which has at least some airflow.
Allow to dry out between misting sessions, and do not place this species in the direct line of a misting nozzle.
Visit our Tillandsia care guide for in-depth advice on how to keep these successfully in a live vivarium enclosure

USDA Zone ratings are listed on the conservative side. To learn more, visit the Plant Hardiness Zone Map. (External Link)
Nutrient data listed for houseplant care only. Additional nutrients are not typically required in properly designed live vivaria.
To see our NEHERP Plant Info panel, please visit this page on a device with a bigger screen. Or you can override this warning if you can live with an especially tight interface. (You'll need to refresh to undo!)
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Tillandsia bulbosa

Tillandsia bulbosa
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A bizarre looking pseudobulbous air plant that tolerates a fairly wide range of conditions. One of our favorites at NEHERP, the colors range from a deep purple to a bright green, with appearance being dictated by growing conditions. A fairly moisture-tolerant species that doesn't require as much air movement as many other Tillandsias.
▾ General Plant Info ▾
Difficulty Shipped Size USDA Zone Endemic Region(s)
Average 3-5in 11-12 Central America
Lighting Soil pH Nutrients Water
Partial shade to filtered sun N/A - Mount only Seasonal, ultra-diluted, balanced Allow to dry slightly between misting
▾ Vivarium Specific Plant Info ▾
Vivarium Lighting Vivarium Substrate Vivarium Maintenance Vivarium Placement
Average/High
(Any Lighting Kit)
None
(Strictly Epiphytic)
None
(No pruning required)
Epiphytic / Mount on background, wood decor, or rock decor
(Our Plant Mounting Kit is perfect for this!)
Special Instructions
The Tillandsia species we carry are strictly epiphytic and cannot be planted in substrate for any length of time.
We recommend mounting them near a vent, or anywhere in an enclosure which has at least some airflow.
Allow to dry out between misting sessions, and do not place this species in the direct line of a misting nozzle.
Visit our Tillandsia care guide for in-depth advice on how to keep these successfully in a live vivarium enclosure

USDA Zone ratings are listed on the conservative side. To learn more, visit the Plant Hardiness Zone Map. (External Link)
Nutrient data listed for houseplant care only. Additional nutrients are not typically required in properly designed live vivaria.
To see our NEHERP Plant Info panel, please visit this page on a device with a bigger screen. Or you can override this warning if you can live with an especially tight interface. (You'll need to refresh to undo!)
To see our NEHERP Plant Info panel, please visit this page on a device with a bigger screen.
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Note: If enough people reserve this plant ahead of time, it may sell out before ever becoming publicly available.
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Tillandsia caput-medusae

Tillandsia caput-medusae
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Larger than it's equally unique cousin T. bulbosa, this plant is covered in trichomes, giving it a white fuzzy appearance. If planting this in a more humid environment, we suggest mounting it sideways or upside down to prevent water from collecting in the bulbous base of the plant. Due to it's larger size, we've planted these in many arboreal Gecko habitats with success. We wouldn't recommend planting this species in enclosures averaging above 85% humidity, unless a fair amount of air movement is provided.
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Difficulty Shipped Size USDA Zone Endemic Region(s)
Average 5-6in 11-12 Central America
Lighting Soil pH Nutrients Water
Partial shade to filtered sun N/A - Mount only Seasonal, ultra-diluted, balanced Allow to dry between misting
▾ Vivarium Specific Plant Info ▾
Vivarium Lighting Vivarium Substrate Vivarium Maintenance Vivarium Placement
Average/High
(Any Lighting Kit)
None
(Strictly Epiphytic)
None
(No pruning required)
Epiphytic / Mount on background, wood decor, or rock decor
(Our Plant Mounting Kit is perfect for this!)
Special Instructions
The Tillandsia species we carry are strictly epiphytic and cannot be planted in substrate for any length of time.
We recommend mounting them near a vent, or anywhere in an enclosure which has an abundant amount of airflow.
Allow to dry out between misting sessions, and do not place this species in the direct line of a misting nozzle.
Visit our Tillandsia care guide for in-depth advice on how to keep these successfully in a live vivarium enclosure

USDA Zone ratings are listed on the conservative side. To learn more, visit the Plant Hardiness Zone Map. (External Link)
Nutrient data listed for houseplant care only. Additional nutrients are not typically required in properly designed live vivaria.
To see our NEHERP Plant Info panel, please visit this page on a device with a bigger screen. Or you can override this warning if you can live with an especially tight interface. (You'll need to refresh to undo!)
To see our NEHERP Plant Info panel, please visit this page on a device with a bigger screen.
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Note: If enough people reserve this plant ahead of time, it may sell out before ever becoming publicly available.
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Tillandsia ionantha 'Fuego'

Tillandsia ionantha 'Fuego'
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One of our most popular air plants! Fuego can turn bright red almost top-to-bottom under bright & humid conditions. Flowers purple & yellow. A type of ionantha, this variety is well suited to the conditions of many environments.
▾ General Plant Info ▾
Difficulty Shipped Size USDA Zone Endemic Region(s)
Average 1.75-2.5in 11-12 Central + South America*
(This plant is a cultivar)
Lighting Soil pH Nutrients Water
Partial shade to filtered sun N/A - Mount only Seasonal, ultra-diluted, balanced Allow to dry between misting
▾ Vivarium Specific Plant Info ▾
Vivarium Lighting Vivarium Substrate Vivarium Maintenance Vivarium Placement
Average/High
(Any Lighting Kit)
None
(Strictly Epiphytic)
None
(No pruning required)
Epiphytic / Mount on background, wood decor, or rock decor
(Our Plant Mounting Kit is perfect for this!)
Special Instructions
The Tillandsia species we carry are strictly epiphytic and cannot be planted in substrate for any length of time.
We recommend mounting them near a vent, or anywhere in an enclosure which has an abundant amount of airflow.
Allow to dry out between misting sessions, and do not place this species in the direct line of a misting nozzle.
Visit our Tillandsia care guide for in-depth advice on how to keep these successfully in a live vivarium enclosure

USDA Zone ratings are listed on the conservative side. To learn more, visit the Plant Hardiness Zone Map. (External Link)
Nutrient data listed for houseplant care only. Additional nutrients are not typically required in properly designed live vivaria.
To see our NEHERP Plant Info panel, please visit this page on a device with a bigger screen. Or you can override this warning if you can live with an especially tight interface. (You'll need to refresh to undo!)
To see our NEHERP Plant Info panel, please visit this page on a device with a bigger screen.
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Note: If enough people reserve this plant ahead of time, it may sell out before ever becoming publicly available.
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Tillandsia ionantha v. stricta

Tillandsia ionantha v. stricta Tillandsia ionantha v. stricta
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A great little hybrid that turns bright red under good conditions. Like all cultivars of ionantha, these tolerate a moderate amount of humidity, but will benefit from a little airflow or being mounted near an opening. Flowers purple & yellow.
▾ General Plant Info ▾
Difficulty Shipped Size USDA Zone Endemic Region(s)
Average 1.75-2.5in 11-12 Central + South America*
(This plant is a hybrid cultivar)
Lighting Soil pH Nutrients Water
Partial shade to filtered sun N/A - Mount only Seasonal, ultra-diluted, balanced Allow to dry between misting
▾ Vivarium Specific Plant Info ▾
Vivarium Lighting Vivarium Substrate Vivarium Maintenance Vivarium Placement
Average/High
(Any Lighting Kit)
None
(Strictly Epiphytic)
None
(No pruning required)
Epiphytic / Mount on background, wood decor, or rock decor
(Our Plant Mounting Kit is perfect for this!)
Special Instructions
The Tillandsia species we carry are strictly epiphytic and cannot be planted in substrate for any length of time.
We recommend mounting them near a vent, or anywhere in an enclosure which has an abundant amount of airflow.
Allow to dry out between misting sessions, and do not place this species in the direct line of a misting nozzle.
Visit our Tillandsia care guide for in-depth advice on how to keep these successfully in a live vivarium enclosure

USDA Zone ratings are listed on the conservative side. To learn more, visit the Plant Hardiness Zone Map. (External Link)
Nutrient data listed for houseplant care only. Additional nutrients are not typically required in properly designed live vivaria.
To see our NEHERP Plant Info panel, please visit this page on a device with a bigger screen. Or you can override this warning if you can live with an especially tight interface. (You'll need to refresh to undo!)
To see our NEHERP Plant Info panel, please visit this page on a device with a bigger screen.
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Note: If enough people reserve this plant ahead of time, it may sell out before ever becoming publicly available.
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Tillandsia ionantha 'Mexican'

Tillandsia ionantha 'Mexican'
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A popular variety of the most popular air plant. The purple blush color will come out in brighter, more humid conditions. Tolerates a moderate amount of humidity, benefits from airflow, and throws pups/offsets fairly frequently.
▾ General Plant Info ▾
Difficulty Shipped Size USDA Zone Endemic Region(s)
Average 1-1.5in 11-12 Central America
Lighting Soil pH Nutrients Water
Partial shade to filtered sun N/A - Mount only Seasonal, ultra-diluted, balanced Allow to dry between misting
▾ Vivarium Specific Plant Info ▾
Vivarium Lighting Vivarium Substrate Vivarium Maintenance Vivarium Placement
Average/High
(Any Lighting Kit)
None
(Strictly Epiphytic)
None
(No pruning required)
Epiphytic / Mount on background, wood decor, or rock decor
(Our Plant Mounting Kit is perfect for this!)
Special Instructions
The Tillandsia species we carry are strictly epiphytic and cannot be planted in substrate for any length of time.
We recommend mounting them near a vent, or anywhere in an enclosure which has an abundant amount of airflow.
Allow to dry out between misting sessions, and do not place this species in the direct line of a misting nozzle.
Visit our Tillandsia care guide for in-depth advice on how to keep these successfully in a live vivarium enclosure

USDA Zone ratings are listed on the conservative side. To learn more, visit the Plant Hardiness Zone Map. (External Link)
Nutrient data listed for houseplant care only. Additional nutrients are not typically required in properly designed live vivaria.
To see our NEHERP Plant Info panel, please visit this page on a device with a bigger screen. Or you can override this warning if you can live with an especially tight interface. (You'll need to refresh to undo!)
To see our NEHERP Plant Info panel, please visit this page on a device with a bigger screen.
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Note: If enough people reserve this plant ahead of time, it may sell out before ever becoming publicly available.
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Tillandsia myosura

Tillandsia myosura
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A flat-growing species of Tillandsia that makes a great accent plant for terrarium backgrounds, vines, and more. Very unique, and can be mounted upside-down for a trailing growth pattern. We've had luck planting these in a wide variety of enclosures, as they seem to be fairly forgiving. Tolerates a moderate amount of humidity & moisture, and will thrive under medium/high amounts of light. Throws pups/offsets fairly frequently.
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Difficulty Shipped Size USDA Zone Endemic Region(s)
Average 1.5-2in 11-12 We're unsure...
Let us know!
Lighting Soil pH Nutrients Water
Partial shade to filtered sun N/A - Mount only Seasonal, ultra-diluted, balanced Allow to dry between misting
▾ Vivarium Specific Plant Info ▾
Vivarium Lighting Vivarium Substrate Vivarium Maintenance Vivarium Placement
Average/High
(Any Lighting Kit)
None
(Strictly Epiphytic)
None
(No pruning required)
Epiphytic / Mount on background, wood decor, or rock decor
(Our Plant Mounting Kit is perfect for this!)
Special Instructions
The Tillandsia species we carry are strictly epiphytic and cannot be planted in substrate for any length of time.
We recommend mounting them near a vent, or anywhere in an enclosure which has an abundant amount of airflow.
Allow to dry out between misting sessions, and do not place this species in the direct line of a misting nozzle.
Visit our Tillandsia care guide for in-depth advice on how to keep these successfully in a live vivarium enclosure

USDA Zone ratings are listed on the conservative side. To learn more, visit the Plant Hardiness Zone Map. (External Link)
Nutrient data listed for houseplant care only. Additional nutrients are not typically required in properly designed live vivaria.
To see our NEHERP Plant Info panel, please visit this page on a device with a bigger screen. Or you can override this warning if you can live with an especially tight interface. (You'll need to refresh to undo!)
To see our NEHERP Plant Info panel, please visit this page on a device with a bigger screen.
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Note: If enough people reserve this plant ahead of time, it may sell out before ever becoming publicly available.
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Tillandsia tenuifolia

Tillandsia tenuifolia
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Planting tenuifolia up high will result in the plant growing downward into a long, elegant, trailing shape. Flowers are bright blue/violet attached to long draping runners. If planted in a humid enclosure, air movement is is important for the long-term success of this species.
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Difficulty Shipped Size USDA Zone Endemic Region(s)
Average 2.5-3.5in 11-12 Central America
Lighting Soil pH Nutrients Water
Partial shade to filtered sun N/A - Mount only Seasonal, ultra-diluted, balanced Allow to dry between misting
▾ Vivarium Specific Plant Info ▾
Vivarium Lighting Vivarium Substrate Vivarium Maintenance Vivarium Placement
Average/High
(Any Lighting Kit)
None
(Strictly Epiphytic)
None
(No pruning required)
Epiphytic / Mount on background, wood decor, or rock decor
(Our Plant Mounting Kit is perfect for this!)
Special Instructions
The Tillandsia species we carry are strictly epiphytic and cannot be planted in substrate for any length of time.
We recommend mounting them near a vent, or anywhere in an enclosure which has an abundant amount of airflow.
Allow to dry out between misting sessions, and do not place this species in the direct line of a misting nozzle.
Visit our Tillandsia care guide for in-depth advice on how to keep these successfully in a live vivarium enclosure

USDA Zone ratings are listed on the conservative side. To learn more, visit the Plant Hardiness Zone Map. (External Link)
Nutrient data listed for houseplant care only. Additional nutrients are not typically required in properly designed live vivaria.
To see our NEHERP Plant Info panel, please visit this page on a device with a bigger screen. Or you can override this warning if you can live with an especially tight interface. (You'll need to refresh to undo!)
To see our NEHERP Plant Info panel, please visit this page on a device with a bigger screen.
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Note: If enough people reserve this plant ahead of time, it may sell out before ever becoming publicly available.
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Tillandsia tectorum

Tillandsia tectorum Tillandsia tectorum
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A truly a unique little air plant. Tectorum's fuzzy white leaves do best when mounted towards the top of a vivarium in slightly drier conditions. This is not a great Tillandsia for especially humid enclosures, and they do best with a decent amount of air flow. Does not tolerate being over-saturated well, so try to mist lightly!
▾ General Plant Info ▾
Difficulty Shipped Size USDA Zone Endemic Region(s)
Average 2.5-3.5in 11-12 Central America (Mexico)
Lighting Soil pH Nutrients Water
Partial shade to filtered sun N/A - Mount only Seasonal, ultra-diluted, balanced Dry completely before re-misting
▾ Vivarium Specific Plant Info ▾
Vivarium Lighting Vivarium Substrate Vivarium Maintenance Vivarium Placement
Average/High
(Any Lighting Kit)
None
(Strictly Epiphytic)
None
(No pruning required)
Epiphytic / Mount on background, wood decor, or rock decor
(Our Plant Mounting Kit is perfect for this!)
Special Instructions
The Tillandsia species we carry are strictly epiphytic and cannot be planted in substrate for any length of time.
This species requires a fairly significant amount of airflow, and must be allowed to dry out completely between misting.
Do not place this species in the direct line of a misting nozzle, or anywhere it won't be allowed to dry out.
Visit our Tillandsia care guide for in-depth advice on how to keep these successfully in a live vivarium enclosure

USDA Zone ratings are listed on the conservative side. To learn more, visit the Plant Hardiness Zone Map. (External Link)
Nutrient data listed for houseplant care only. Additional nutrients are not typically required in properly designed live vivaria.
To see our NEHERP Plant Info panel, please visit this page on a device with a bigger screen. Or you can override this warning if you can live with an especially tight interface. (You'll need to refresh to undo!)
To see our NEHERP Plant Info panel, please visit this page on a device with a bigger screen.
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Note: If enough people reserve this plant ahead of time, it may sell out before ever becoming publicly available.
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Tillandsia usneoides

Spanish Moss Live
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Our live Spanish Moss is sold in quart-size bags, for a roughly 5in clump. A great looking option for temperate vivariums, or for enclosures with a fair amount of air flow. This plant is not tolerant of constant moisture, and requires periods of dryness to thrive. We suggest against using this plant in any enclosure averaging over 80% R/H, unless considerable airflow is provided.
▾ General Plant Info ▾
Difficulty Shipped Size USDA Zone Endemic Region(s)
Average 3in clump 11-12 Widely Distributed
Lighting Soil pH Nutrients Water
Partial shade to filtered sun N/A - Mount only Seasonal, ultra-diluted, balanced Allow to dry between misting
▾ Vivarium Specific Plant Info ▾
Vivarium Lighting Vivarium Substrate Vivarium Maintenance Vivarium Placement
Average/High
(Any Lighting Kit)
None
(Strictly Epiphytic)
None
(No pruning required)
Epiphytic / Mount on background, wood decor, or rock decor
(Our Plant Mounting Kit is perfect for this!)
Special Instructions
The Tillandsia species we carry are strictly epiphytic and cannot be planted in substrate for any length of time.
We recommend mounting them near a vent, or anywhere in an enclosure which has an abundant amount of airflow.
Allow to dry out between misting sessions, and do not place this species in the direct line of a misting nozzle.
Visit our Tillandsia care guide for in-depth advice on how to keep these successfully in a live vivarium enclosure

USDA Zone ratings are listed on the conservative side. To learn more, visit the Plant Hardiness Zone Map. (External Link)
Nutrient data listed for houseplant care only. Additional nutrients are not typically required in properly designed live vivaria.
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Plant Pack: Tillandsia Assortment (Cheap Mix)

A grower's choice assortment of healthy, popular air plants!

Tillandsia aeranthos Tillandsia albertiana Tillandsia ionantha 'Mexican' Tillandsia myosura
Images for illustrative purposes only. Your mix may vary, and could include Tillandsias not currently listed.
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A budget-friendly way to pick up an assortment of our high quality air plants. This is a great way to save on some of the more basic air plants we work with, and is an especially good choice for enthusiasts looking to try out Tillandsias in their enclosures. Some of the species likely to be included are T. aeranthos, T. albertiana, T. ionantha 'Mexican', T ionantha v. stricta, T. ionantha sp., and T. myosura. Other varieties of T. ionantha, as well as some other smaller cultivars might be included as well, based on our availability!
▾ General Plant Info ▾
Difficulty Adult Size USDA Zone Endemic Region(s)
Average Varies 11-12 Varies
Lighting Soil pH Nutrients Water
Partial shade to filtered sun N/A - Mount only Seasonal, ultra-diluted, balanced Allow to dry completely between misting
▾ Vivarium Specific Plant Info ▾
Vivarium Lighting Vivarium Substrate Vivarium Maintenance Vivarium Placement
Average/High
(Any Lighting Kit)
None
(Strictly Epiphytic)
None
(No pruning required)
Epiphytic / Mount on background, wood decor, or rock decor
(Our Plant Mounting Kit is perfect for this!)
Special Instructions
The Tillandsia species we carry are strictly epiphytic and cannot be planted in substrate for any length of time.
We recommend mounting them near a vent, or anywhere in an enclosure which has an abundant amount of airflow.
Allow to dry out between misting sessions, and do not place this species in the direct line of a misting nozzle.
Visit our Tillandsia care guide for in-depth advice on how to keep these successfully in a live vivarium enclosure

USDA Zone ratings are listed on the conservative side. To learn more, visit the Plant Hardiness Zone Map. (External Link)
Nutrient data listed for houseplant care only. Additional nutrients are not typically required in properly designed live vivaria.
To see our NEHERP Plant Info panel, please visit this page on a device with a bigger screen. Or you can override this warning if you can live with an especially tight interface. (You'll need to refresh to undo!)
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Plant Pack: Tillandsia Assortment (Wide Mix)

A grower's choice assortment of healthy, popular air plants!

Tillandsia Pack For Terrariums
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This assortment of air plants includes a nice mix including inexpensive, average, and more expensive species & cultivars we work with. If you are looking to plant a vivarium or build some "showy" vivariums, this is our recommended choice. Species may include anything on this page, with at least 40% of the mix being picked from the more expensive plants (like T. brachycaulos, T. bulbosa, T. caput-medusae, T ionantha 'Fuego', T ionantha v. stricta, T. tenuifolia 'Blue', and T. tectorum), and the remainder being less expensive species. We might also be able to include less common species if we've got any currently in stock, but no promises. :-)
▾ General Plant Info ▾
Difficulty Adult Size USDA Zone Endemic Region(s)
Average Varies 11-12 Varies
Lighting Soil pH Nutrients Water
Partial shade to filtered sun N/A - Mount only Seasonal, ultra-diluted, balanced Allow to dry completely between misting
▾ Vivarium Specific Plant Info ▾
Vivarium Lighting Vivarium Substrate Vivarium Maintenance Vivarium Placement
Average/High
(Any Lighting Kit)
None
(Strictly Epiphytic)
None
(No pruning required)
Epiphytic / Mount on background, wood decor, or rock decor
(Our Plant Mounting Kit is perfect for this!)
Special Instructions
The Tillandsia species we carry are strictly epiphytic and cannot be planted in substrate for any length of time.
We recommend mounting them near a vent, or anywhere in an enclosure which has an abundant amount of airflow.
Allow to dry out between misting sessions, and do not place this species in the direct line of a misting nozzle.
Visit our Tillandsia care guide for in-depth advice on how to keep these successfully in a live vivarium enclosure

USDA Zone ratings are listed on the conservative side. To learn more, visit the Plant Hardiness Zone Map. (External Link)
Nutrient data listed for houseplant care only. Additional nutrients are not typically required in properly designed live vivaria.
To see our NEHERP Plant Info panel, please visit this page on a device with a bigger screen. Or you can override this warning if you can live with an especially tight interface. (You'll need to refresh to undo!)
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Remaining plants in this category are sold out or reserved

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Tillandsia aeranthos

Tillandsia aeranthos
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A longer Tillandsia that flowers bright purple & hot pink. Planting it up high will result in the plant growing downward into a desirable long, trailing shape.
▾ General Plant Info ▾
Difficulty Shipped Size USDA Zone Endemic Region(s)
Average 3-5in 11-12 South America
Lighting Soil pH Nutrients Water
Partial shade to filtered sun N/A - Mount only Seasonal, ultra-diluted, balanced Allow to dry between misting
▾ Vivarium Specific Plant Info ▾
Vivarium Lighting Vivarium Substrate Vivarium Maintenance Vivarium Placement
Average/High
(Any Lighting Kit)
None
(Strictly Epiphytic)
None
(No pruning required)
Epiphytic / Mount on background, wood decor, or rock decor
(Our Plant Mounting Kit is perfect for this!)
Special Instructions
The Tillandsia species we carry are strictly epiphytic and cannot be planted in substrate for any length of time.
We recommend mounting them near a vent, or anywhere in an enclosure which has an abundant amount of airflow.
Allow to dry out between misting sessions, and do not place this species in the direct line of a misting nozzle.
Visit our Tillandsia care guide for in-depth advice on how to keep these successfully in a live vivarium enclosure

USDA Zone ratings are listed on the conservative side. To learn more, visit the Plant Hardiness Zone Map. (External Link)
Nutrient data listed for houseplant care only. Additional nutrients are not typically required in properly designed live vivaria.
To see our NEHERP Plant Info panel, please visit this page on a device with a bigger screen. Or you can override this warning if you can live with an especially tight interface. (You'll need to refresh to undo!)
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Tillandsia albertiana

Tillandsia albertiana
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A very interesting small Tillandsia commonly used as an accent. Does not tolerate periods of dryness. Throws pups/offsets frequently, and flowers bright red.
▾ General Plant Info ▾
Difficulty Shipped Size USDA Zone Endemic Region(s)
Average 1-2in 11-12 South America
Lighting Soil pH Nutrients Water
Partial shade to filtered sun N/A - Mount only Seasonal, ultra-diluted, balanced Allow to dry between misting
▾ Vivarium Specific Plant Info ▾
Vivarium Lighting Vivarium Substrate Vivarium Maintenance Vivarium Placement
Average/High
(Any Lighting Kit)
None
(Strictly Epiphytic)
None
(No pruning required)
Epiphytic / Mount on background, wood decor, or rock decor
(Our Plant Mounting Kit is perfect for this!)
Special Instructions
The Tillandsia species we carry are strictly epiphytic and cannot be planted in substrate for any length of time.
We recommend mounting them near a vent, or anywhere in an enclosure which has an abundant amount of airflow.
Allow to dry out between misting sessions, and do not place this species in the direct line of a misting nozzle.
Visit our Tillandsia care guide for in-depth advice on how to keep these successfully in a live vivarium enclosure

USDA Zone ratings are listed on the conservative side. To learn more, visit the Plant Hardiness Zone Map. (External Link)
Nutrient data listed for houseplant care only. Additional nutrients are not typically required in properly designed live vivaria.
To see our NEHERP Plant Info panel, please visit this page on a device with a bigger screen. Or you can override this warning if you can live with an especially tight interface. (You'll need to refresh to undo!)
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Tillandsia brachycaulos

Tillandsia brachycaulos
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One of our larger Tillandsias, this is our most moisture-tolerant species of air plant, and the one we use most often in vivariums at NEHERP. Color can range from bright green to a deep red, depending on conditions. Flowers pink & purple, although this plant does not flower frequently. Like most Tillandsias, it benefits from a little air movement, but does not require as much as many other species. It's larger & more robust size also makes it more appropriate for use with slightly larger species (i.e. Phelsuma, Correlophus, Rhacodactylus) than other Tillandsias.
▾ General Plant Info ▾
Difficulty Shipped Size USDA Zone Endemic Region(s)
Average 3-5in 11-12 Central America
Lighting Soil pH Nutrients Water
Partial shade to filtered sun N/A - Mount only Seasonal, ultra-diluted, balanced Allow to dry slightly between misting
▾ Vivarium Specific Plant Info ▾
Vivarium Lighting Vivarium Substrate Vivarium Maintenance Vivarium Placement
Average/High
(Any Lighting Kit)
None
(Strictly Epiphytic)
None
(No pruning required)
Epiphytic / Mount on background, wood decor, or rock decor
(Our Plant Mounting Kit is perfect for this!)
Special Instructions
The Tillandsia species we carry are strictly epiphytic and cannot be planted in substrate for any length of time.
We recommend mounting them near a vent, or anywhere in an enclosure which has at least some airflow.
Allow to dry out between misting sessions, and do not place this species in the direct line of a misting nozzle.
Visit our Tillandsia care guide for in-depth advice on how to keep these successfully in a live vivarium enclosure

USDA Zone ratings are listed on the conservative side. To learn more, visit the Plant Hardiness Zone Map. (External Link)
Nutrient data listed for houseplant care only. Additional nutrients are not typically required in properly designed live vivaria.
To see our NEHERP Plant Info panel, please visit this page on a device with a bigger screen. Or you can override this warning if you can live with an especially tight interface. (You'll need to refresh to undo!)
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Tillandsia bulbosa

Tillandsia bulbosa
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A bizarre looking pseudobulbous air plant that tolerates a fairly wide range of conditions. One of our favorites at NEHERP, the colors range from a deep purple to a bright green, with appearance being dictated by growing conditions. A fairly moisture-tolerant species that doesn't require as much air movement as many other Tillandsias.
▾ General Plant Info ▾
Difficulty Shipped Size USDA Zone Endemic Region(s)
Average 3-5in 11-12 Central America
Lighting Soil pH Nutrients Water
Partial shade to filtered sun N/A - Mount only Seasonal, ultra-diluted, balanced Allow to dry slightly between misting
▾ Vivarium Specific Plant Info ▾
Vivarium Lighting Vivarium Substrate Vivarium Maintenance Vivarium Placement
Average/High
(Any Lighting Kit)
None
(Strictly Epiphytic)
None
(No pruning required)
Epiphytic / Mount on background, wood decor, or rock decor
(Our Plant Mounting Kit is perfect for this!)
Special Instructions
The Tillandsia species we carry are strictly epiphytic and cannot be planted in substrate for any length of time.
We recommend mounting them near a vent, or anywhere in an enclosure which has at least some airflow.
Allow to dry out between misting sessions, and do not place this species in the direct line of a misting nozzle.
Visit our Tillandsia care guide for in-depth advice on how to keep these successfully in a live vivarium enclosure

USDA Zone ratings are listed on the conservative side. To learn more, visit the Plant Hardiness Zone Map. (External Link)
Nutrient data listed for houseplant care only. Additional nutrients are not typically required in properly designed live vivaria.
To see our NEHERP Plant Info panel, please visit this page on a device with a bigger screen. Or you can override this warning if you can live with an especially tight interface. (You'll need to refresh to undo!)
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Tillandsia caput-medusae

Tillandsia caput-medusae
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Larger than it's equally unique cousin T. bulbosa, this plant is covered in trichomes, giving it a white fuzzy appearance. If planting this in a more humid environment, we suggest mounting it sideways or upside down to prevent water from collecting in the bulbous base of the plant. Due to it's larger size, we've planted these in many arboreal Gecko habitats with success. We wouldn't recommend planting this species in enclosures averaging above 85% humidity, unless a fair amount of air movement is provided.
▾ General Plant Info ▾
Difficulty Shipped Size USDA Zone Endemic Region(s)
Average 5-6in 11-12 Central America
Lighting Soil pH Nutrients Water
Partial shade to filtered sun N/A - Mount only Seasonal, ultra-diluted, balanced Allow to dry between misting
▾ Vivarium Specific Plant Info ▾
Vivarium Lighting Vivarium Substrate Vivarium Maintenance Vivarium Placement
Average/High
(Any Lighting Kit)
None
(Strictly Epiphytic)
None
(No pruning required)
Epiphytic / Mount on background, wood decor, or rock decor
(Our Plant Mounting Kit is perfect for this!)
Special Instructions
The Tillandsia species we carry are strictly epiphytic and cannot be planted in substrate for any length of time.
We recommend mounting them near a vent, or anywhere in an enclosure which has an abundant amount of airflow.
Allow to dry out between misting sessions, and do not place this species in the direct line of a misting nozzle.
Visit our Tillandsia care guide for in-depth advice on how to keep these successfully in a live vivarium enclosure

USDA Zone ratings are listed on the conservative side. To learn more, visit the Plant Hardiness Zone Map. (External Link)
Nutrient data listed for houseplant care only. Additional nutrients are not typically required in properly designed live vivaria.
To see our NEHERP Plant Info panel, please visit this page on a device with a bigger screen. Or you can override this warning if you can live with an especially tight interface. (You'll need to refresh to undo!)
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Tillandsia ionantha 'Fuego'

Tillandsia ionantha 'Fuego'
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One of our most popular air plants! Fuego can turn bright red almost top-to-bottom under bright & humid conditions. Flowers purple & yellow. A type of ionantha, this variety is well suited to the conditions of many environments.
▾ General Plant Info ▾
Difficulty Shipped Size USDA Zone Endemic Region(s)
Average 1.75-2.5in 11-12 Central + South America*
(This plant is a cultivar)
Lighting Soil pH Nutrients Water
Partial shade to filtered sun N/A - Mount only Seasonal, ultra-diluted, balanced Allow to dry between misting
▾ Vivarium Specific Plant Info ▾
Vivarium Lighting Vivarium Substrate Vivarium Maintenance Vivarium Placement
Average/High
(Any Lighting Kit)
None
(Strictly Epiphytic)
None
(No pruning required)
Epiphytic / Mount on background, wood decor, or rock decor
(Our Plant Mounting Kit is perfect for this!)
Special Instructions
The Tillandsia species we carry are strictly epiphytic and cannot be planted in substrate for any length of time.
We recommend mounting them near a vent, or anywhere in an enclosure which has an abundant amount of airflow.
Allow to dry out between misting sessions, and do not place this species in the direct line of a misting nozzle.
Visit our Tillandsia care guide for in-depth advice on how to keep these successfully in a live vivarium enclosure

USDA Zone ratings are listed on the conservative side. To learn more, visit the Plant Hardiness Zone Map. (External Link)
Nutrient data listed for houseplant care only. Additional nutrients are not typically required in properly designed live vivaria.
To see our NEHERP Plant Info panel, please visit this page on a device with a bigger screen. Or you can override this warning if you can live with an especially tight interface. (You'll need to refresh to undo!)
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Tillandsia ionantha v. stricta

Tillandsia ionantha v. stricta Tillandsia ionantha v. stricta
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A great little hybrid that turns bright red under good conditions. Like all cultivars of ionantha, these tolerate a moderate amount of humidity, but will benefit from a little airflow or being mounted near an opening. Flowers purple & yellow.
▾ General Plant Info ▾
Difficulty Shipped Size USDA Zone Endemic Region(s)
Average 1.75-2.5in 11-12 Central + South America*
(This plant is a hybrid cultivar)
Lighting Soil pH Nutrients Water
Partial shade to filtered sun N/A - Mount only Seasonal, ultra-diluted, balanced Allow to dry between misting
▾ Vivarium Specific Plant Info ▾
Vivarium Lighting Vivarium Substrate Vivarium Maintenance Vivarium Placement
Average/High
(Any Lighting Kit)
None
(Strictly Epiphytic)
None
(No pruning required)
Epiphytic / Mount on background, wood decor, or rock decor
(Our Plant Mounting Kit is perfect for this!)
Special Instructions
The Tillandsia species we carry are strictly epiphytic and cannot be planted in substrate for any length of time.
We recommend mounting them near a vent, or anywhere in an enclosure which has an abundant amount of airflow.
Allow to dry out between misting sessions, and do not place this species in the direct line of a misting nozzle.
Visit our Tillandsia care guide for in-depth advice on how to keep these successfully in a live vivarium enclosure

USDA Zone ratings are listed on the conservative side. To learn more, visit the Plant Hardiness Zone Map. (External Link)
Nutrient data listed for houseplant care only. Additional nutrients are not typically required in properly designed live vivaria.
To see our NEHERP Plant Info panel, please visit this page on a device with a bigger screen. Or you can override this warning if you can live with an especially tight interface. (You'll need to refresh to undo!)
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Tillandsia ionantha 'Mexican'

Tillandsia ionantha 'Mexican'
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A popular variety of the most popular air plant. The purple blush color will come out in brighter, more humid conditions. Tolerates a moderate amount of humidity, benefits from airflow, and throws pups/offsets fairly frequently.
▾ General Plant Info ▾
Difficulty Shipped Size USDA Zone Endemic Region(s)
Average 1-1.5in 11-12 Central America
Lighting Soil pH Nutrients Water
Partial shade to filtered sun N/A - Mount only Seasonal, ultra-diluted, balanced Allow to dry between misting
▾ Vivarium Specific Plant Info ▾
Vivarium Lighting Vivarium Substrate Vivarium Maintenance Vivarium Placement
Average/High
(Any Lighting Kit)
None
(Strictly Epiphytic)
None
(No pruning required)
Epiphytic / Mount on background, wood decor, or rock decor
(Our Plant Mounting Kit is perfect for this!)
Special Instructions
The Tillandsia species we carry are strictly epiphytic and cannot be planted in substrate for any length of time.
We recommend mounting them near a vent, or anywhere in an enclosure which has an abundant amount of airflow.
Allow to dry out between misting sessions, and do not place this species in the direct line of a misting nozzle.
Visit our Tillandsia care guide for in-depth advice on how to keep these successfully in a live vivarium enclosure

USDA Zone ratings are listed on the conservative side. To learn more, visit the Plant Hardiness Zone Map. (External Link)
Nutrient data listed for houseplant care only. Additional nutrients are not typically required in properly designed live vivaria.
To see our NEHERP Plant Info panel, please visit this page on a device with a bigger screen. Or you can override this warning if you can live with an especially tight interface. (You'll need to refresh to undo!)
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Tillandsia myosura

Tillandsia myosura
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A flat-growing species of Tillandsia that makes a great accent plant for terrarium backgrounds, vines, and more. Very unique, and can be mounted upside-down for a trailing growth pattern. We've had luck planting these in a wide variety of enclosures, as they seem to be fairly forgiving. Tolerates a moderate amount of humidity & moisture, and will thrive under medium/high amounts of light. Throws pups/offsets fairly frequently.
▾ General Plant Info ▾
Difficulty Shipped Size USDA Zone Endemic Region(s)
Average 1.5-2in 11-12 We're unsure...
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Lighting Soil pH Nutrients Water
Partial shade to filtered sun N/A - Mount only Seasonal, ultra-diluted, balanced Allow to dry between misting
▾ Vivarium Specific Plant Info ▾
Vivarium Lighting Vivarium Substrate Vivarium Maintenance Vivarium Placement
Average/High
(Any Lighting Kit)
None
(Strictly Epiphytic)
None
(No pruning required)
Epiphytic / Mount on background, wood decor, or rock decor
(Our Plant Mounting Kit is perfect for this!)
Special Instructions
The Tillandsia species we carry are strictly epiphytic and cannot be planted in substrate for any length of time.
We recommend mounting them near a vent, or anywhere in an enclosure which has an abundant amount of airflow.
Allow to dry out between misting sessions, and do not place this species in the direct line of a misting nozzle.
Visit our Tillandsia care guide for in-depth advice on how to keep these successfully in a live vivarium enclosure

USDA Zone ratings are listed on the conservative side. To learn more, visit the Plant Hardiness Zone Map. (External Link)
Nutrient data listed for houseplant care only. Additional nutrients are not typically required in properly designed live vivaria.
To see our NEHERP Plant Info panel, please visit this page on a device with a bigger screen. Or you can override this warning if you can live with an especially tight interface. (You'll need to refresh to undo!)
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Tillandsia tenuifolia

Tillandsia tenuifolia
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Planting tenuifolia up high will result in the plant growing downward into a long, elegant, trailing shape. Flowers are bright blue/violet attached to long draping runners. If planted in a humid enclosure, air movement is is important for the long-term success of this species.
▾ General Plant Info ▾
Difficulty Shipped Size USDA Zone Endemic Region(s)
Average 2.5-3.5in 11-12 Central America
Lighting Soil pH Nutrients Water
Partial shade to filtered sun N/A - Mount only Seasonal, ultra-diluted, balanced Allow to dry between misting
▾ Vivarium Specific Plant Info ▾
Vivarium Lighting Vivarium Substrate Vivarium Maintenance Vivarium Placement
Average/High
(Any Lighting Kit)
None
(Strictly Epiphytic)
None
(No pruning required)
Epiphytic / Mount on background, wood decor, or rock decor
(Our Plant Mounting Kit is perfect for this!)
Special Instructions
The Tillandsia species we carry are strictly epiphytic and cannot be planted in substrate for any length of time.
We recommend mounting them near a vent, or anywhere in an enclosure which has an abundant amount of airflow.
Allow to dry out between misting sessions, and do not place this species in the direct line of a misting nozzle.
Visit our Tillandsia care guide for in-depth advice on how to keep these successfully in a live vivarium enclosure

USDA Zone ratings are listed on the conservative side. To learn more, visit the Plant Hardiness Zone Map. (External Link)
Nutrient data listed for houseplant care only. Additional nutrients are not typically required in properly designed live vivaria.
To see our NEHERP Plant Info panel, please visit this page on a device with a bigger screen. Or you can override this warning if you can live with an especially tight interface. (You'll need to refresh to undo!)
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Tillandsia tectorum

Tillandsia tectorum Tillandsia tectorum
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A truly a unique little air plant. Tectorum's fuzzy white leaves do best when mounted towards the top of a vivarium in slightly drier conditions. This is not a great Tillandsia for especially humid enclosures, and they do best with a decent amount of air flow. Does not tolerate being over-saturated well, so try to mist lightly!
▾ General Plant Info ▾
Difficulty Shipped Size USDA Zone Endemic Region(s)
Average 2.5-3.5in 11-12 Central America (Mexico)
Lighting Soil pH Nutrients Water
Partial shade to filtered sun N/A - Mount only Seasonal, ultra-diluted, balanced Dry completely before re-misting
▾ Vivarium Specific Plant Info ▾
Vivarium Lighting Vivarium Substrate Vivarium Maintenance Vivarium Placement
Average/High
(Any Lighting Kit)
None
(Strictly Epiphytic)
None
(No pruning required)
Epiphytic / Mount on background, wood decor, or rock decor
(Our Plant Mounting Kit is perfect for this!)
Special Instructions
The Tillandsia species we carry are strictly epiphytic and cannot be planted in substrate for any length of time.
This species requires a fairly significant amount of airflow, and must be allowed to dry out completely between misting.
Do not place this species in the direct line of a misting nozzle, or anywhere it won't be allowed to dry out.
Visit our Tillandsia care guide for in-depth advice on how to keep these successfully in a live vivarium enclosure

USDA Zone ratings are listed on the conservative side. To learn more, visit the Plant Hardiness Zone Map. (External Link)
Nutrient data listed for houseplant care only. Additional nutrients are not typically required in properly designed live vivaria.
To see our NEHERP Plant Info panel, please visit this page on a device with a bigger screen. Or you can override this warning if you can live with an especially tight interface. (You'll need to refresh to undo!)
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Tillandsia usneoides

Spanish Moss Live
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Our live Spanish Moss is sold in quart-size bags, for a roughly 5in clump. A great looking option for temperate vivariums, or for enclosures with a fair amount of air flow. This plant is not tolerant of constant moisture, and requires periods of dryness to thrive. We suggest against using this plant in any enclosure averaging over 80% R/H, unless considerable airflow is provided.
▾ General Plant Info ▾
Difficulty Shipped Size USDA Zone Endemic Region(s)
Average 3in clump 11-12 Widely Distributed
Lighting Soil pH Nutrients Water
Partial shade to filtered sun N/A - Mount only Seasonal, ultra-diluted, balanced Allow to dry between misting
▾ Vivarium Specific Plant Info ▾
Vivarium Lighting Vivarium Substrate Vivarium Maintenance Vivarium Placement
Average/High
(Any Lighting Kit)
None
(Strictly Epiphytic)
None
(No pruning required)
Epiphytic / Mount on background, wood decor, or rock decor
(Our Plant Mounting Kit is perfect for this!)
Special Instructions
The Tillandsia species we carry are strictly epiphytic and cannot be planted in substrate for any length of time.
We recommend mounting them near a vent, or anywhere in an enclosure which has an abundant amount of airflow.
Allow to dry out between misting sessions, and do not place this species in the direct line of a misting nozzle.
Visit our Tillandsia care guide for in-depth advice on how to keep these successfully in a live vivarium enclosure

USDA Zone ratings are listed on the conservative side. To learn more, visit the Plant Hardiness Zone Map. (External Link)
Nutrient data listed for houseplant care only. Additional nutrients are not typically required in properly designed live vivaria.
To see our NEHERP Plant Info panel, please visit this page on a device with a bigger screen. Or you can override this warning if you can live with an especially tight interface. (You'll need to refresh to undo!)
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Plant Pack: Tillandsia Assortment (Cheap Mix)

A grower's choice assortment of healthy, popular air plants!

Tillandsia aeranthos Tillandsia albertiana Tillandsia ionantha 'Mexican' Tillandsia myosura
Images for illustrative purposes only. Your mix may vary, and could include Tillandsias not currently listed.
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A budget-friendly way to pick up an assortment of our high quality air plants. This is a great way to save on some of the more basic air plants we work with, and is an especially good choice for enthusiasts looking to try out Tillandsias in their enclosures. Some of the species likely to be included are T. aeranthos, T. albertiana, T. ionantha 'Mexican', T ionantha v. stricta, T. ionantha sp., and T. myosura. Other varieties of T. ionantha, as well as some other smaller cultivars might be included as well, based on our availability!
▾ General Plant Info ▾
Difficulty Adult Size USDA Zone Endemic Region(s)
Average Varies 11-12 Varies
Lighting Soil pH Nutrients Water
Partial shade to filtered sun N/A - Mount only Seasonal, ultra-diluted, balanced Allow to dry completely between misting
▾ Vivarium Specific Plant Info ▾
Vivarium Lighting Vivarium Substrate Vivarium Maintenance Vivarium Placement
Average/High
(Any Lighting Kit)
None
(Strictly Epiphytic)
None
(No pruning required)
Epiphytic / Mount on background, wood decor, or rock decor
(Our Plant Mounting Kit is perfect for this!)
Special Instructions
The Tillandsia species we carry are strictly epiphytic and cannot be planted in substrate for any length of time.
We recommend mounting them near a vent, or anywhere in an enclosure which has an abundant amount of airflow.
Allow to dry out between misting sessions, and do not place this species in the direct line of a misting nozzle.
Visit our Tillandsia care guide for in-depth advice on how to keep these successfully in a live vivarium enclosure

USDA Zone ratings are listed on the conservative side. To learn more, visit the Plant Hardiness Zone Map. (External Link)
Nutrient data listed for houseplant care only. Additional nutrients are not typically required in properly designed live vivaria.
To see our NEHERP Plant Info panel, please visit this page on a device with a bigger screen. Or you can override this warning if you can live with an especially tight interface. (You'll need to refresh to undo!)
To see our NEHERP Plant Info panel, please visit this page on a device with a bigger screen.
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Plant Pack: Tillandsia Assortment (Wide Mix)

A grower's choice assortment of healthy, popular air plants!

Tillandsia Pack For Terrariums
Images for illustrative purposes only. Your mix may vary, and could include Tillandsias not currently listed.
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This assortment of air plants includes a nice mix including inexpensive, average, and more expensive species & cultivars we work with. If you are looking to plant a vivarium or build some "showy" vivariums, this is our recommended choice. Species may include anything on this page, with at least 40% of the mix being picked from the more expensive plants (like T. brachycaulos, T. bulbosa, T. caput-medusae, T ionantha 'Fuego', T ionantha v. stricta, T. tenuifolia 'Blue', and T. tectorum), and the remainder being less expensive species. We might also be able to include less common species if we've got any currently in stock, but no promises. :-)
▾ General Plant Info ▾
Difficulty Adult Size USDA Zone Endemic Region(s)
Average Varies 11-12 Varies
Lighting Soil pH Nutrients Water
Partial shade to filtered sun N/A - Mount only Seasonal, ultra-diluted, balanced Allow to dry completely between misting
▾ Vivarium Specific Plant Info ▾
Vivarium Lighting Vivarium Substrate Vivarium Maintenance Vivarium Placement
Average/High
(Any Lighting Kit)
None
(Strictly Epiphytic)
None
(No pruning required)
Epiphytic / Mount on background, wood decor, or rock decor
(Our Plant Mounting Kit is perfect for this!)
Special Instructions
The Tillandsia species we carry are strictly epiphytic and cannot be planted in substrate for any length of time.
We recommend mounting them near a vent, or anywhere in an enclosure which has an abundant amount of airflow.
Allow to dry out between misting sessions, and do not place this species in the direct line of a misting nozzle.
Visit our Tillandsia care guide for in-depth advice on how to keep these successfully in a live vivarium enclosure

USDA Zone ratings are listed on the conservative side. To learn more, visit the Plant Hardiness Zone Map. (External Link)
Nutrient data listed for houseplant care only. Additional nutrients are not typically required in properly designed live vivaria.
To see our NEHERP Plant Info panel, please visit this page on a device with a bigger screen. Or you can override this warning if you can live with an especially tight interface. (You'll need to refresh to undo!)
To see our NEHERP Plant Info panel, please visit this page on a device with a bigger screen.
Sold Out!
Please check back soon!
▴ Hide Plant Description ▴

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