However, don’t submerge blooming air plants or you will damage the petals.
Generally, the air plants with fine leaves come from rainforests and enjoy a thorough soaking. Varieties with larger, thicker leaves need less water.
You will notice that an air plant needs more water if its leaves start to curl and wilt.
If your air plant is growing in the garden, you can simply give it a soaking with the hosepipe in dry spells. However, make sure it isn’t sat in water or its leaves may rot.