Author Archives: Paul Isley III

Tillandsia angulosa and T. aizoides

For the past few years we have been selling some specimens of subgenus Diaphoranthema Tillandsia aizoides as T. angulosa.  After a series of communications with Mr. Siak Wee of Taiwan, we have learned that that plant is T. aizoides, not T. angulosa. We will post photos of the two soon.

Tillandsia John Arden’s Art

We now have one, special, uber rare and very large (30 cm) offset of <Tillandsia John Arden’s Art (T. intermedia X T. capitata Marron) available on our website. This one is special, big, thick, and meaty.  Can grow much larger and get lots of color!John Arden's Art (intermedia X capitata Marron)100

This premium Tillandsia was purchased and there won’t be another one available for a while. If you are interested you can send me an Email.

It is gratifying to participate in the development and increasing popularity of Tillandsia. This is my 40th professional year of working with these wonderful works of Nature’s Art.

Tillandsia marconae—A new Tilly offering

Rare in cultivation, Tillandsia marconae is a species with whitish, rather soft leaves that is 7—10 cm in its mature state. It offsets easily and frequently and will form an almost perfectly spherical, dense clump. The photo is of a small clump.

Water just the outside part if you have a clump. In humid, hot environments, you may want to open the clump inside to allow natural air ventilation. And it’s not expensive!

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Tillandsia Houston Enano Now Available

Houston Enano ClumpTillandsia Houston Enano is a fascinating form of T. Houston. It’s a secret as to how it was developed but this densely formed plant is prized for its form and the rapidity with which it produces vegetative offsets so that it quickly grows into a formidable clump.  Take a look at the pricing on our website, you might be surprised at how affordable it is.  For resellers, ask for our price list by Email.

Tillandsia tenuifolia Albino

Tillandsia tenuifolia Albino is a rare and special form of the variable and attractive species.  Just wanted to let you know that they are now in bud and available.  As you can see, the floral bracts are a delicate pink and the flowers are white.   Tillandsia tenuifolia Albino