A very showy plant that strongly resembles the more common Til. foliosa. A beautiful sub-mesic to mesic grower from Veracruz, Mexico that has narrow, reddish-green leaves in a 12 inch rosette, with a 12 inch inflorescence of crimson.
The scape has 1½ inch long branches that are only partly hidden by the long, red bracts. In foliosa, the bracts completely hide the branches. Does well potted or mounted.