9 super-chic houseplants
Striking shapes, sizes, and colors make them more spectacular than ever. Plus: Easy care tips
The bombshellVriesia hieroglyphica hybrid
Foliage: Leaves are curvaceous, always dressed in skintight patterning.
Plant: This bromeliad reaches 3 feet tall and wide. Lives for 8 to 10 years before it blooms, then dies.