The leaves of this ionantha are generally more compact. Also known as Kolbii.
Ionanthas are one of the classic air plants that everyone must have in their collection. They are small, hardy, round, and have many uses. Spiky green foliage sprouts out from a round base and they will surpise you with their blooming colors. When in bloom, only the inner leaves turn red. The outer ones usually remain green. The petals are violet. An adult average size is about 10 – 11cm. This variety should be watered more frequently. It is more robust when grown at cooler temperatures.
Tillandsia Ionantha Scaposa
Grassy shades of green with vibrant red, orange, and purple blooming colors.
Mist with occasional bath
Central America, cool