Fuego means and the Ionantha Fuego Mexico Tilandsia lives up to the name. As Air Plants go the Ionantha Fuego Tilandsia has the deepest dazzling red thus it’s name fuego means Fire. This air plant will flower once a year and have babies when it is well cared for. To care for air plants you need to bath them once a week in distilled or rain water. Tap water can be used but should be left out over night to make sure all the chlorine degasses. The best water for the Ionantha Fuego Mexico Tilandsia is rain water just how they are watered in nature.
They like it warm and slighty humid but not moist. Never place your Ionantha Fuego Tilandsia in soil or dirt, they lack the ability to fight many diseases that occur in soil.
As Air Plants go the Ionantha Fuego Tilandsia is great for arrangements or rooms that need a little color. Air plants become popular from a Nasa report on air quality, these little guys ranked in the top 30 of house plants for cleaning the air.