Till now more then 3000 varieties are discovered under bromeliad species, they are known for their bright colors and forms. Their growing habit is much more similar to orchids as both are epiphytic in nature. Almost all bromeliads are native to tropical climates. Their original habitat is humid and they grow on shady forest floors or attached to trees. This means bromeliads are adapted for warm, wet, shady climates.They make perfect addition to any tropical garden with their flowers and bright foliage.