Balbisiana Air Plant

The Tillandsia balbisiana air plant is a bulbous air plant that originates from Mexico and Central America. Its bright green leaves are long and flat and will grow outwards and drape down as this Tillandsia matures. A more mesic air plant, the Tillandsia balbisiana will prefer more humid conditions and bright indirect light.

We recommend soaking or spraying this air plant regularly, fully wetting the plant, but making sure that no water sits in or against its bulbous base after water as this can cause rot.

When in bloom, the Tillandsia balbisiana air plant will produce a red bloom spike with purple and yellow flowers. This air plant looks great mounted or hanging, where its long leaves can cascade down naturally. 

Add the unique Tillandsia balbisiana to your collection of air plants today!

  • Bright to moderate indirect light
  • Water 2-3 times a week depending on        environment and species
  • Good air circulation
  • Temperatures between 50F-95F

For more in depth care instructions for air plants, please check out our air plant care page.

First time buying air plants?  Buy in confidence with our 30 day guarantee on all plants!  If you have any issues with your plants within 30 days or recieving them, please email us at info@airplantdesignstudio.com.  

Every order comes with an air plant care card!  Also make sure to check out our air plant care page for additional info!

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Stunning plant

This species is a real stunner and is so unique! It arrived in excellent condition and is simply thriving.

Thanks so much for the great review! We love the balbisiana plants too, and we hope you are enjoying having air plants in your home :)

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Stunning plant

This species is a real stunner and is so unique! It arrived in excellent condition and is simply thriving.

Thanks so much for the great review! We love the balbisiana plants too, and we hope you are enjoying having air plants in your home :)

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