What’s your favorite bromeliad plant? Browse this collection of bromeliads that can be grown indoors succesfully….
Description, growing advice and caring tips are provided for each plant.
Flaming Sword – Vriesea Splendens
The flaming sword plant (botanical name : vriesea splendens) is one of the most popular vriesea bromeliads grown indoors. This species features a red sword like flower head which can grow up to 2ft tall and displays attractive mottled leaves. The foliage and flower bract makes this plant stand out among all bromeliads.
Medusa’s Head – Tillandsia Caput Medusae
Known as the Medusa’s head plant for it’s similarities (erratic snake hair with the plants foliage) with the Greek mythological character Medusa. The Caput Medusae is a very strange looking specimen that is unlike many indoor plants in looks and how it’s grown. The C. medusae needs to be mounted on wood (large branch….
Queens Tears – Billbergia Nutans
The Queens Tears plant is a surprisingly resilient bromeliad that can withstand periods of neglect. Their multi-colored blooms make them a sure crowd pleaser and a stunning addition to any home garden. Bromeliads do not get much easier to grow than the billbergia nutans, indoors.
Scarlet Star – Guzmania Lingulata
When viewed from above, the entire flower head takes on the shape of a star, giving the plant its name. As the plant blooms only once in its life, the bloom is hardy and lasts about five months. The leaves are long and umbrella out from the central stalk of the plant.
Urn Plant – Aechmea Fasciata
Although an outdoor plant by nature, the Calla Lily will perform wonderfully as an indoor plant. These lilies require no encouragement to bloom. So long as the moisture and light conditions are within tolerance levels of the plant, the blooms will occur without any special attention.
Blushing Bromeliad – Neoregelia Carolinae
The blushing bromeliad is exciting plant grow, especially before it flowers and produces the dark pinkish red center within the rosette. The flowers are non showy, although they have an attractive appearance when they’re all in bloom. Green and whitish striped N.carolinae tricolor is popular.
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