A South American air plant, Tillandsia bandensis is native to Uraguay, Paraguay and Bolivia.
It’s name is derived from the Banda Oriental del Uraguay (the eastern bank of the Uraguay river).
Quite common in nature, Tillandsia bandensis is rarely offered for commercial sale. A small air plant, Tillandsia bandensis is a member of the miniature subgenus Diaphoranthema. Although its flowers are small they are produced in abundance on established clumps. Individual plants are variable in size from 3-10cm with clumps sometimes capable of growing excess of 30cm.
- Eventual (Mature) Height: 8cm
- Eventual (Mature) Width: 8cm
- Flower colour: Purple
- Watering: Moderate
- Light: Moderate