Tillandsia ionantha is a species that is distributed in much of Central America, which occurs in many different forms and varieties, so many that it is difficult to classify them all. We do not have this particular form cataloged under any particular form or variety. Tillandsia ionantha is one of the most popular and appreciated species for its beauty, simplicity and easy care. This particular form has relatively broad leaves, covered with numerous trichomes. When it blooms, its leaves change color, turning a deep red color. Tubular lilac flowers.