The medium glazed ceramic vase in an art deco style contains a single setting of a large air plant and is an ideal feature decoration or gift.
The Caput Medusae air plant is one of the most widespread and hardy species. It grows to 15 - 40 cm high. It is variable in size. The inflorescence is simple forming 2 - 6 spikes. The petals are blue. It likes bright and sunny conditions with moderate humidity. A very attractive species.
Tillandsias commonly known as Air Plants, are native from deserts, forests and mountain regions of Central and South America. They are epiphytic, or able to grow without soil. Air Plants are very adaptable, tolerating a wide climatic range of conditions. Once established in their new surroundings, they will grow, flower and thrive. Tillandsias tolerate a wide rage of temperatures from very hot away from direct sunlight - down to 8 to 10 degrees C depending on plant variety.
Air Plants vary greatly in size, shape and texture. Beautiful flowers are another remarkable feature of these plants. The flowers vary in colour, from purples, reds, pinks, yellows and whites. The blooming cycle for some rapidly growing species may be only two or three weeks.
Air Plants have the ability, thanks to its special photosynthesis, to regenerate and purify the atmosphere.