Tillandsia Caput Medusae (Medusa's Head!)
The Tillandsia Caput Medusae is a unique plant in the Tillandsia species.The shape and form of this species is certainly rare and so the plant is named after this.
With the thicker head (caput) on the bottom and the wonderful firmly curly leaves, the Tillandsia Caput Medusae is compared to a female figure from the Greek mythology. Medusa, the woman with snakes as hair, which are quite similar in its turn with the curly leaves of this kind of Tillandsia. Other common names alongside Tillandsia Caput Medusae are also Medusa’s head and octopus plant.
This air plant is native to Central America and Mexico. The Tillandsia Caput Medusaes are shipped from the farms in Central America to our suppliers in the Netherlands in main location in De Lier, where continued care of these plants takes place and an average plant height of 15 centimetres is achieved for the Tillandsia Caput Medusae.
During spring or early summer, a beautiful violet-coloured flower oftenly grows from the middle of this air plant.
Size: Medium – 10 x 8 cm
More information about how to take care of your air plants and some caring tips, can be found here.