Tillandsia Abdita are fun, curly little air plants with gorgeous light green, silvery leaves. Its shape is a somewhat symmetrical rosette. When it blooms the leaves blush and it produces purple blossoms from its center. Our Abdita are 2 to 3 inches wide and 2 to 5 inches in height.
You may notice that your air plants have a white, fuzzy, layer on their leaves, especially after a good watering. These are called Trichomes. Trichomes are small outgrowths on the leaves which absorb water and nutrients for the plants.
These air plants are perfect for our SR Aquaristik Luminarium Terrariums or any terrarium that needs a pop of color!
Air Plant Care:
Completely submerge plants in water for 20-30 minutes weekly. Gentle shake out excess water and lay out to dry before displaying. It's Important to not let air plants remain wet for long periods of time
Air plants require bright, indirect light, either as sunlight or consistent indoor home/office lighting
Jars, terrariums, SR Aquarisitik Luminarium Terrariums, and attaching to driftwood are all popular display options. Don't put your air plants in soil!
To lower the stress of shipping, you will want to soak your air plants in room temperature water for 20 to 60 minutes. Just fill a bowl with water and submerge the plants completely.