Tillandsia macbrideana is a very nice and rare species in cultivation. It grows as a saxicole on cliff faces in Northern Peru in thje Andes mountains at high elevation. It is very easy to grow,
Tillandsia macbrideana can tolerate cool conditions and likes to be kept out of direct summer sun.
Tillandsia macbrideana has a very nice large (especially relative to the size of the plant) Flower that is a wonderful pink color. As with many Tillandsia species there are different forms of this species.