Bromeliads: How to Keep the Color Going
This easy houseplant lives for only a few years, but you can raise its "pups" to be as beautiful as the mother plant.
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Bromeliads are one of the most popular and easy-to-care-for houseplants. With more than 2,000 varieties and counting, these tropical plants come in a huge variety of shapes, colors and sizes — any of them sure to make a unique addition to your home. Learn how to propagate these striking plants for months of exotic indoor blooms, and find some creative ways to display bromeliads in your home.
Caring for bromeliads
Unfortunately, bromeliads last only about three to four years. But you can propagate your favorite bromeliads from the offsets or "pups" created year after year. Here's how to do it: