The T. balbisiana can grow to be quite large, sometimes reaching heights of 24 inches! When in bloom, the T. balbisiana has a long inflorescence that can be up to 7 inches long with reddish yellow flower bracts (buds.) It produces purple blooms from these bracts.
Light: Bright indirect
Water: Soak upside down in a bowl of water or place under faucet under saturated. Shake out excess moisture from base and leave upside down to dry out. Water weekly.