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Bromeliads – from pineapples to airplants

by on February 1, 2012

That’s right. Pineapples (think pina collada), air plants (Tillandsia) and a host of others in between are bromeliads in various shapes and sizes.

growing pineapple bromeliadtillandsia

Bromeliad frogs (marsupial and poison-dart) deposit their tadpoles in the water collected in the natural “cups” formed by the leaves around the base of the plants.

Here’s my first bromeliad planted in a fish flower pot purchased some time ago.tropical plant

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2 Comments
  1. I care for this family of plants…it was love at first sight when I first saw them. You have such a beautiful garden…definitely a plants lover paradise. I´m all the time pleased with pictures of it.
    Bromeliads

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