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Tillandsia ionantha - Air Plant 5 PACK (Small 1-2 inch)

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About This Product

Air plants, Tillandsias, have made their way into the homes and hearts of many hobbyists and casual gardeners. These fascinating plants do not require soil to grow, instead, they can be found growing in the nooks of tropical trees throughout Southeast Mexico and the vast majority of Central America. In the home, they can grow potted in sphagnum moss or simply be left bare root.

This listing is for Five (5) Tillandsia ‘Air Plants’ between 1-2” in length. Although we cannot guarantee any specific species of Tillandsia we strive to include an assortment of varieties in each order. 

Air Plant Care Requirements: 


Species Name: Tillandsia spp.

Common Names: Air Plant, Tilly, Sky Plant 

Temperature requirement: Above 50°F

Humidity: Dry (0-30%)   Moderate (30-70%)   Humid (70-100%)

Watering frequency: Water once every 1-2 weeks by soaking the leaves in water for approximately 15 minutes. Leave on a towel to dry before returning it to its designated spot. Misting between watering is recommended in low humidity areas. 

Lighting:  Full Shade     Partial Shade      Full Sun

Soil type: Can be ‘rooted’ to secure its place in sphagnum moss or coarse soil. Nutrient uptake is done through the leaves. 

Growth rate: Slow - Moderate 


Origin: Southeast Mexico and the vast majority of Central America

Regional locality: Grows in a variety of habitats were it grows epiphytically on trees

USDA Hardiness Zone: 9-12

Josh's Frogs offers a wide variety of glass terrariumscontainer garden soilsdrainage layers and other supplies for all of your indoor gardening needs.

Shipping Notes: 

As a good practice, Josh's Frogs recommends washing all plants thoroughly with dechlorinated water before placing them in their final home. Live plants may vary in color, size, and appearance.

Tillandsias are shipped bare root. Without pots or soil.


This product ships to your doorstep. Most orders placed before 2pm ET on business days will ship out the same day.

Import/export restrictions on this product require that it can only be shipped to destinations within the United States.

Restrictions on this product that prohibit shipping to the following states: HI.

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This product is covered under our Live Arrival Guarantee. If your insect/animal does not arrive in good health, we'll make it right, provided the following criteria are met:

  • If shipped Two Day, the temperature experienced during shipping must remain between -20 and 120 °F.
  • If shipped Next Day, the temperature experienced during shipping must remain between -40 and 120 °F.
  • If shipped Ground, the temperature experienced during shipping must remain between 20 and 85 °F.

You'll be notified during the checkout process if your purchase qualifies for our guarantee.

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