Different kinds of bromeliad plants with colorful leaves.

Bromeliads

Bromeliads are a diverse and fascinating family of plants that grow in tropical and subtropical regions around the world. Many species have vivid colors and dramatic shapes that can brighten up any garden or home. With just a few essential tips and tricks, you can keep your bromeliads looking their bright, beautiful best all year long. In the guides down below, we’ll dive into everything you need to know to successfully grow healthy bromeliads indoors or out, including selecting the right varieties for your space, repotting and mounting techniques, watering and feeding schedules, and how to encourage flowering. By the time you’re done, you’ll be a bona fide bromeliad expert!

How to Grow and Care for Queen’s Tears Bromeliads

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Queen’s tears is a water-wise bromeliad species for USDA Hardiness Zones 9 to 11 that also grows as a houseplant. It has a cascading growth habit, strappy, toothed leaves, and spectacular green flowers edged in blue and enclosed in bright pink bracts. Read on to discover how to grow this tropical species at your house.

When and How to Propagate Bromeliads

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Do you love bromeliads and wish you could have more? You’ll be happy to know that these colorful plants are very easy to propagate via offsets or seeds. You can either divide and pot up a pup (or three!) or collect seeds from spent flowers to sow. Learn when and how to propagate bromeliads in this guide. Read more now.

How to Care for Bromeliads After Blooming

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You may have heard that bromeliads only bloom once and then they die. It’s true, once they flower, their days are numbered as they’ll start to die off. But with the right care, they’ll send out pups which you can transplant and continue to enjoy. Learn how to nurture blooming bromeliads in this guide. Read more now.

How to Grow and Care for Bromeliads Indoors

A close up horizontal image of variegated purple, green, and white bromeliads growing in the garden.

Bromeliads are more than just colorful landscaping plants. When given proper care they can thrive in containers indoors. And that’s an easy feat to accomplish – they need only minimal attention to be healthy and beautiful. Are you ready to learn more about container-grown bromeliads? We’ve got all the details you need.