More Gorgeous Air Plant Displays

More Gorgeous Air Plant Displays

A couple of weeks ago we considered the beauty and growing techniques of Tillandsia, aka 'air plants'. That post sparked fellow Curblier thyrza to share some gorgeous pictures of air plant displays. The top image, which utilized silver chains and hoops is an original creation of thyrza's. I'm totally digging the alien/pod thing that's going on in this thyrza terrarium as well:

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(You can see more work by thyrza by following this jump.)

Tillandsia rises to the occasion, literally, at this installation by Flora Grubb Gardens at the Bardessono Hotel, Napa Valley:

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Here's another installation by Flora Grubb Gardens in, appropriately named, The Plant Cafe Organic on Pier 3 in San Francisco:

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And check out these 'domes' of dripping Tillandsias Usneoides (Spanish hanging moss) that featured last fall at the London Design Festival. They were created by French designer Patrick Nadeau for Boffi.

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Thyrza Segal on Nov 19, 2012:

I just made some new air plant mobiles if you want to check them out. I just love how versatile these plants are!

Gina Q. on Nov 19, 2012:

Awesome post, I love the hanging spanish moss.  I have some cool air plants that I display in sea urchin shells on my desk at work.  I constantly get comments about how cool they look, and I love the fact they are super easy to take care of.  I stumbed across Air plant design studios website and they have some cool stuff, for those interested their website is http://www.air-plants.com.

Thyrza Segal on Apr 29, 2010:

Hi, I just wanted to let you know I finished a whole lot of new hanging tillandsia pieces


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