Bromeliad

Bromeliad is from the pineapple family also known as Bromelia a stemless perennial. The flowers are very small but they grow on a stem of grown plant with colorful bracts. Most people grow Bromeliads for these showy and colorful bracts which last for several months after blossom.

 

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Colorful Bracts of Bromeliads

Bromeliads are rather adaptive plants that withstand dryer conditions and become wonderful potted plants. Though Bromeliads usually grow on trees or rocks the do fine in potted soil. In nature they gain their sustenance from rain from leaf mold around their roots.

 

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Bromeliad in pink

Bromeliads are also very tolerant of different temperatures from 50 degrees to 80. Bromeliad bloom cycle is affected by length of day, temperature, humidity, water and food.

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Bromeliad belong to bromelia or pineapple family

About Dino Bernardi

I am a flower enthusiast and a gardener at heart. Ever since childhood I would read about plants and started gardening and managing a large garden in my teen years planting and growing a variety of plants, flowers and trees both outdoors and in a greenhouse. To this I enjoy visiting gardens and parks and learning and seeing new and old specimens and varieties of plants.
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