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Tillandsia which is also known as air plants in common words are epiphytes. This beautiful unique plant has anexceptional quality which is, these plants don’t need soil because they grow by absorbing water and air through their leaves.The roots of these plants are used as anchors. The word ‘air’ is added in this plant because the air plays a vital part in the growth of this plant. Air plants grow through seeds or offsets which are known as ‘pups’. One plant can grow a dozen of pups. They are found especially in Mexico and the tropical forest of southern part of America.Tillandsia is monocarpic which means,they flowers once before it dies. tillandsia

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