Air Plants are versatile, low-maintenance house plant that is perfect for any level plant parent. These fun, mini plants can be put just about anywhere. With some accessories, you can get creative with where they are displayed.
Air plants require no soil, making them perfect for decorating or adding a little flair to your indoor spaces. In nature, Air Plants are often found growing on other things like trees. rocks, even fences and other plants. Their root systems are used to grab onto surfaces rather than to gather nutrients. Like all plants, they require sunshine and an occasional spritz or dip in the sink to thrive. In fact, the dirtier the water the better for your Air Plant. Rainwater or pond water is the best, but tap water that has been left to settle overnight will also work. Learn more bout caring for your Air Plants.
Because Air Plants do not require any planting materials, they are great for creating interesting displays through your home. Wood or grapevine wreaths are a simple ways to create a unique display. Cholo or driftwood are great options for this. They both have natural holes which are perfect for setting your Air Plants in. A grapevine wreath is also an easy option. Simply slip the Air Plants between the vines for an instant display piece. With a touch of Air Plant glue, you can make sure they won’t fall off when hanging.
Glass Terrariums are another great option for displaying these unique plants. Since Air Plants don’t require soil, you can add whatever materials you would like to your terrariums to create an instant decor item. The clear glass is also perfect for allowing your Air Plant to get the proper amount of sunlight.
Fun Fact: Blooming Air Plants often produce one bloom at the end of their life cycle only. They will start blooming and then quickly fade until they die a short time later.
Air Plants are also perfect for displaying in mini containers. You can simply take your favorite mini pot and pop one it. Add a touch of preserved moss for some color and you have an instant desk plant.
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