Air plant 'Cotton Candy' Tillandsia 'Cotton Candy'

air plant 'Cotton Candy'


'Cotton Candy' is an evergreen epiphyte forming a rosette of long, thin, silvery-green leaves, to around 15cm in diameter. Spikes of lilac-violet flowers emerge from rose-pink bracts just above the foliage

Plant Info
Common Problems

About this plant

  • memoNames

    • Family


    • Synonyms

      air plant 'Cotton Candy'

  • infoCharacteristics

    • Foliage type


    • Height

      0.1-0.5 metres

    • Spread

      0.1-0.5 metres

    • Hardiness zones


  • sunLight

    Partial Shade

  • scissorsPruning

    Remove offsets that have died after flowering

  • bambooSoil


  • pinSuitable locations

    • Hardiness zone

      Patio & Container Plants Sub-tropical

  • sproutPropogation

    • Propagate from seed (see Air plants) or by separating once they are at least a third the size of the parent

  • insectPests

    May be affected by aphids and mealybugs

  • microbeDiseases

    Generally trouble free