Tillandsia Harrisii large
Tillandsia Harrisii large
Tillandsia Harrisii large
Tillandsia Harrisii large
Tillandsia Harrisii large
Tillandsia Harrisii large

*Air plant only, cholla pot sold separately

Tillandsia harrisii belongs to the Bromeliaceae family. A native of Guatemala, the saxicolous species is a fast-growing Tillandsia reaching a height of 6 to 8 inches. It is marked by thin pointed leaves, mostly silvery in color, forming rosettes. The leaves also have hair-like needled structures called trichomes on their surface that reflect light giving a silver-gray color to the foliage. This winter-dormant air plant gives birth to an inflorescence with purple funnel-shaped flowers surrounded by red bracts. The T. Harrisii grows well and fast in ​​direct sunlight to diffused light.

Growth Rate

Tillandsia harrisii air plant is fast-growing.



The plant flowers at least after a year or two after maturity. It can bloom anytime with an inflorescence shooting up to 5 inches bearing purple-colored tubular Tillandsia harrisii flowers.

Watering and Feeding

A tip for Tillandsia harrisii care is that it should be misted or submerged in tap or rainwater at least thrice a week during the hot season. During the cold season, once a week is enough.


Aerial plants like T. Harrisii do not need soil for growth as they grow on tree barks, wood, etc. 



This unusual air plant grows well in hardiness zones 9b to 11b. It can tolerate minimum temperatures up to 40° F (4.4° C).


It loves bright direct sunlight. However, during the noon hours, filtered light works the best. In case the light received is insufficient, you will find your Tillandsia harrisii black in color.


Offsets or pups at the base are best to propagate Harrisii plants.

Tillandsia harrisii is more than a beautiful soft aerial plant adding an exotic look to your collection. It also is a good air purifier absorbing harmful elements from the air. 

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Beautiful and big

Great value. I’m very pleased.

Tillandsia Harrisii large

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Colder regions warning: If you 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. We are now offering 72-hour heat packs by request, and if your order is $50.00 or more, you will get a heat pack free of charge by request. 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. Care instructions are included in every package you order. We ship via USPS Priority Mail, and we calculate the shipping cost based on the weight and volume of your purchase. Depending on your location, we will ship the plants on a certain day to avoid transit time during weekends or holidays. If you have any questions or comments, please feel free to contact us at any time.

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