Tillandsia Schiedeana is a species of air plant from the semi-arid regions of Colombia, Mexico, West Indies and Venezuela. It is found growing at elevations of around 200m to 1700m on steep, dry slopes. This epiphyte was named after the collecter Schiede.
Schiedeana is identifiable by it’s long, stiff leaves and forms an inflorescence that grows to approximately 40cm in height. It produces reddish yellow flowers.
This air plant prefers full sun, and grows well on branches of other plants. It can be strung up with wire and will form into a clump.
In Spring & Summer it is beneficial to feed them with an orchid fertilizer.