Tillandsia is a large genus of over 500 species with a large native range which stretches from the deserts of northern mexico, east acrost the southern United States and as far south as Argentina. Air plants are epiphytes which means they grow vertically attaching to rock, trees and other structures.
Air Plants enjoy high humidity and high light. They can survive in a household environment but special care will be needed in order for them to survive. In general Air plants are easy to take care of.