Guzmania (guzmania species): Your plant is a Guzmania, a member of the Bromeliad family and related to the pineapple. Prized for its colorful bracts in pinks, purples, reds, or oranges, it needs bright, indirect light, regular water at the base of the plant. Do not allow to sit in water and allow soil to dry slightly before watering again. Does not tolerate frost. Can also be grown in your area when the weather turns mild, outdoors in filtered light or partial shade.