What Are Some Popular Types of Air Plants?


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Popular types of air plants include the Tillandsia Aeranthos, also known as the Amethyst due to its rosy hue, and the Tillandsia Ionantha, known for its spiky blue-green leaves. Air plants are easy to care for and can be displayed in a variety of ways.

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Air plants only require intermittent watering and do not need soil. It is popular to display air plants in hanging vessels or on vertical surfaces to create a unique effect. Air plants can range in size from very small, palm-shaped specimens to much larger varietals. Though they do not require heavy maintenance, air plants must receive a lot of direct sunlight in order to survive. There is a variety of online retailers of air plants.

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