Bromeliad Plant Gallery
Bromeliads or bromeliaceae as a whole, are still relatively new to me though I have liked to photograph these plants for some time. I enjoy how tropical they are and how well they seem to do indoors as a colorful plant. I have a brother in law that really likes these flowers, my sister told me once. It seems they get their fair share of attention, including mine, as you can tell!
I gathered these photos together to show some different types and colors that you will find them in. I like their bold look, both in design and color. Let me know what you think about them too. Notice too the close ups of a few where water has gathered in the center. It looks so interesting to me. I imagine that it would be really cool to see these in their native habitats, wherever that may be!
For now, I see them often in gardens of course, but also I see them a lot in doctors offices, and different office buildings, and airports. They look great in big planters whether alone or as a larger arrangement. This makes me think they can't be too hard to take care of, and perhaps don't require too much light to have their great color, which is a real bonus.
Basic Bromeliad Information
Bromeliads are a varied group of organisms, which doesn't surprise me based on the different photos I have taken and from various locations and conditions. They are adapted to a number of different climates. The foliage of a bromeliad can take on different shapes, though in general you can somewhat pinpoint a bromeliad when you see one, or so I thought. Evidently the foliage can be as thin as a needle, to being broad and flat, or symmetrical or irregular! They can also be more spikey or soft. So you can see they have quite a range there.
As you can see by looking at the photos, the foliage or leaves, grows out in a rosette pattern. Did you know that is the most widely patterned and colored plant in the world? I had no idea! For instance, you can find leaves that range in color from green to gold to marroon. Certain varieties may have leaves with different variegations such as red, yellow white and cream. I have seen these and they are so cool. Still other varieties may be spotted with that same cream or red, and even purple.
I have never owned one of my own bromeliads, but perhaps before long I can grow one of these bold looking plants in my own house. I think they make quite a statement wherever they are!
The photos are numbered if you care to comment on any you like or have a comment about, and please know too that you can often click on a photo to see it larger and in more detail. I hope you have enjoyed my little tour of bromeliad plants. Let me know if you would, what you think of them below.