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Attention Gardeners, are you looking for an air plant that will make your garden stand out? Look no further than the rubra air plant, also known as Tillandsia ionantha rubra is a beautiful air plant that belongs to the bromeliad family. This Ionantha rubra is a popular and highly sought-after variety known for its vibrant red coloration. This particular species is native to Central America, specifically Mexico, Guatemala, and El Salvador. 

Tillandsia ionantha rubra is a small-sized, firm-fuzzy air plant with compact rosettes that can reach up to 4 inches in diameter. The leaves are thin and narrow, and they have a striking flush red-to-orange hue, especially when exposed to bright light. The rubra air plant color intensifies during its blooming period when it produces a stunning, bright red inflorescence with purple ionantha rubra blooms and yellow tips. 

In terms of Ionantha care, it is relatively easy to maintain. This Tillandsia rubra is an epiphytic air plant, meaning it doesn't require soil and can grow attached to other surfaces. It thrives in bright, indirect light, making your Rubra air plant an ideal indoor plant. It is critical to maintain adequate air circulation and avoid overwatering. Instead, misting the plant 2-3 times a week or soaking it for 5 minutes in water for a short period once a week is sufficient. Additionally, the air plant rubra can flourish outdoors with proper care in USDA zones 9 to 11 and indoors in colder climates. 

Tillandsia ionantha rubra is a versatile and visually captivating air plant that can be displayed in various ways. It can be mounted on driftwood, placed in glass terrariums, or even incorporated into decorative arrangements. Rubra air plants can be propagated by separating the offsets, or "pups," that grow from the base of the mother plant.  

Tillandsia ionantha rubra is a favorite among air plant enthusiasts thanks to its stunning red color and non-toxicity to humans and pets. Don't miss out to buy this  Tillandsia ionantha 'Rubra' - rubra air plant for sale online today! 

Bloom Season Mid winter, mid summer
Botanical Name Tillandsia ionantha 'Rubra'
Common Name Rubra air plant
Dormancy Winter
Family Bromeliaceae
Flower Color Purple
Genus Tillandsia
Growth Habit Epiphyte
Growth Rate Slow
Hardiness Zone 9, 10, 11
Mature Size 4 in. wide
Native Area Mexico
Plant Type Epiphytic succulent
Propagation By pups, offsets
Resistance Drought tolerant, heat resistant, pest resistant, deer resistant
Soil PH 6.5, Acidic, Neutral
Soil Type Don't require soil
Special Features Absorbs moisture from air
Sun Exposure Partial shade
Toxicity Safe for humans, friendly to dogs, friendly to cats
Watering Needs Low

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Rubra Air Plant 'Tillandsia ionantha Rubra'

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Please note: All Landscape Ready plants that are in a 6-inch pot or larger WILL NOT come with a pot as it will be shipped bare root.

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Please note: Our large plants are many years old, and as a result, they might have minor scaring but will arrive 100% healthy and looking great.

Please note: Our large plants are shipped bare root. They are also many years old, and as a result, they might have minor scaring but will arrive healthy and looking great.

If you live in a cold climate and are expecting temperatures below 40 degrees within the next five days after placing your order, we highly recommend adding a heat pack to your order. If you do not order a heat pack, we do not send one with your order.

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To prevent plants from freezing while in transit, orders placed for areas with extreme severe freezing temperatures will be held for shipment until it is safe to ship.

Plants that are in 3.5" pots and smaller will be shipped in its pot to prevent any damage to the roots. Any plant that is 6" and larger WILL NOT come with a pot as it will be shipped bare root.

Depending on the species and season, you will receive a very similar plant to the one in the picture. It may or may not be blooming at the time of your purchase.

We ship via USPS Priority Mail, and we calculate the shipping cost based on the weight and volume of your purchase. Care instructions are included in every package you order. Please allow us up to 3 business days to process your order. Depending on your location, we will ship the plants on a certain day to avoid transit time during weekends or holidays. If you wish to receive your order on a specific date, or have special instructions, please add a note on your order. If you have any questions or comments, please feel free to contact us at any time.

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Attention Gardeners, are you looking for an air plant that will make your garden stand out? Look no further than the rubra air plant, also known as Tillandsia ionantha rubra is a beautiful air plant that belongs to the bromeliad family. This Ionantha rubra is a popular and highly sought-after variety known for its vibrant red coloration. This particular species is native to Central America, specifically Mexico, Guatemala, and El Salvador. 

Tillandsia ionantha rubra is a small-sized, firm-fuzzy air plant with compact rosettes that can reach up to 4 inches in diameter. The leaves are thin and narrow, and they have a striking flush red-to-orange hue, especially when exposed to bright light. The rubra air plant color intensifies during its blooming period when it produces a stunning, bright red inflorescence with purple ionantha rubra blooms and yellow tips. 

In terms of Ionantha care, it is relatively easy to maintain. This Tillandsia rubra is an epiphytic air plant, meaning it doesn't require soil and can grow attached to other surfaces. It thrives in bright, indirect light, making your Rubra air plant an ideal indoor plant. It is critical to maintain adequate air circulation and avoid overwatering. Instead, misting the plant 2-3 times a week or soaking it for 5 minutes in water for a short period once a week is sufficient. Additionally, the air plant rubra can flourish outdoors with proper care in USDA zones 9 to 11 and indoors in colder climates. 

Tillandsia ionantha rubra is a versatile and visually captivating air plant that can be displayed in various ways. It can be mounted on driftwood, placed in glass terrariums, or even incorporated into decorative arrangements. Rubra air plants can be propagated by separating the offsets, or "pups," that grow from the base of the mother plant.  

Tillandsia ionantha rubra is a favorite among air plant enthusiasts thanks to its stunning red color and non-toxicity to humans and pets. Don't miss out to buy this  Tillandsia ionantha 'Rubra' - rubra air plant for sale online today! 

Bloom Season Mid winter, mid summer
Botanical Name Tillandsia ionantha 'Rubra'
Common Name Rubra air plant
Dormancy Winter
Family Bromeliaceae
Flower Color Purple
Genus Tillandsia
Growth Habit Epiphyte
Growth Rate Slow
Hardiness Zone 9, 10, 11
Mature Size 4 in. wide
Native Area Mexico
Plant Type Epiphytic succulent
Propagation By pups, offsets
Resistance Drought tolerant, heat resistant, pest resistant, deer resistant
Soil PH 6.5, Acidic, Neutral
Soil Type Don't require soil
Special Features Absorbs moisture from air
Sun Exposure Partial shade
Toxicity Safe for humans, friendly to dogs, friendly to cats
Watering Needs Low

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