Beautiful Bromeliads

I love this flower! It is called Bromeliad or Bromeliaceae. It belongs to the family of Ananas or pineapples. Bromeliads are a varied group of organisms, adapted to a number of climates. Foliage take different shapes, from needle thin to broad and flat, symmetrical to irregular, spiky and soft. The foliage, which usually grows in a rosette, is the most widely patterned and colored of any plant in the world. Leaf colors range from maroon, through shades of green, to gold. Varieties may have leaves with red, yellow, white and cream variegations. Others may be spotted with purple, red, or cream, while others have different colors on the tops and bottoms of the leave.

I have hundreds of these before in my garden back home. I only took this image in one of the garden centers nearby.

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7 Responses to “Beautiful Bromeliads”

  1. melandria Says:

    you have a lovely blog. Happy Monday, here’s mine:


  2. guild-rez Says:

    Great picture!!
    – Cheers from Canada.

  3. "Lillagul" Says:

    Lovely flower !
    I guessed right , that it was the same family as the Pineapple.
    I guessed before I read your text 🙂

  4. Says:

    Fabulous colors!

  5. clavsupclose Says:

    hey there! I am following your blog, visit and follow mine 2! tnx. nice blog anyway.

  6. forgetmenot Says:

    Lovely flowers behind your Blog title. I love tulips.

  7. JamericanSpice Says:

    This is pretty. Reminds me how much I want to do my gardening this year so I don’t regret it.

    Also following you here!



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