An outstanding small bromeliad which produces bright pink bracts or quills during summer, with small blue or mauve flowers. Can be grown in pots, atop logs and rocks, or as a ground cover in part shade areas (protected from hot afternoon sun).


Typical height: 30 to 40cm

Climate: Grows well in most parts of Australia

Light conditions:  Part shade

Growth habit: Clumping, epiphytic

Growing conditions: Well drained soil

Flowers: Summer / Autumn

Origin: Equador

Tillandsia cyanea - Pink Quill