Origin: Central/ South America, West Indies and southern United States
Culture: Bright filtered sunlight. Water 3-4 days a week, if air plant is indoors. Likes fresh air. Humid location. Frost sensitive. Give leaves fertilizer once a month.
Description: Ornamental epiphyte. Found growing on trees and rocks in deserts, rain forests and mountains. Wonderful wall display. Easy to care for.
Origin: southern Brazil
Culture: Part sun, or bright indoors. Well-drained, semi-moist soil.
Description: Epiphyte. Hanging basket.
Fruiting/Flowering time: Hot pink/red blooms usually in December.
Lifespan: Slow-growing perennial. Long-lived if indoors.
Origin: African, Australian, southeast Asian and South American
Height/width: 3.3' wide.
Culture: Bright light in filtered shade. Likes moisture. High humidity is fine. Temps in summer no higher than 75 degrees F, winter no lower than 55 degrees F. Protect from winds.
Description: Large green fronds. Decorative. Bracket epiphyte that grows on tree trunks and rocks. Found in tropical and temperate areas. Great houseplant, hanging plant, garden accent. As leaves wither, gently remove them.
Origin: Eastern Mexico (near Gulf Coast)
Culture: Shade tolerant. Many soil types okay. Frost tender; dies back during frost but resprouts.
Description: Evergreen. Small, pink, sterile flowers. Ornamental. Hanging basket, air purifier, houseplant, groundcover, border garden.
Origin: West Africa
Height/width: 3-4' tall
Culture: Bright light, can deal with low light. Well-drained or sandy soil. Water occasionally. Don't over water! Frost sensitive.
Description: Dark green, sword-like leaves. Variegated type has yellow around leaf margins. Hardy evergreen. Tropical ornamental. Air purifier. Spreads by rhizomes.Transplant and fertilize in the spring. Easy to grow.
Lifespan: Tropical perennial
Height/width: 1-3' tall, 2' wide
Culture: Epiphytic. Central cup should be filled with water, refill every ten days. Partial shade. Well-drained soil, that retains moisture.
Description: Indoor and outdoor plant. Vase-shaped basal rosette. Received Royal Horticultural Society's Award of Garden Merit.
Flowering time: Takes about five years before it flowers.