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Anthurium (Pink) Plant
5 inch Grower Round Plastic Pot (Black)
Description for Anthurium (Pink)
Plant height: 9 - 15 inches
Plant spread: 7 - 11 inches
The leaves are often clustered and are variable in shape. The inflorescence bears small flowers which are perfect, containing male and female structures. The flowers are contained in dense spirals on the spadix. The spadix is often elongated into a spike shape, but it can be globe-shaped or club-shaped. Beneath the spadix is the spathe, a type of bract. Anthuriums are grown for their brightly coloured flower spathes and their ornamental leaves.
Common name(s): Princess Amalia Elegance, Tailflower, Flamingo flower
Flower colours: Pink-white
Bloom time: Throughout year
Max reachable height: Up to 1.5 feet
Difficulty to grow: Medium
Planting and care
Sunlight: Shade to Partial Sun
Soil: Anthuriums prefer a growing media that is coarse and well drained.
Water: Anthuriums like to approach dryness in between watering and should not be kept continuously moist.
Temperature: 20 to 35 degrees C
Fertilizer: The potting media should be of a peat moss base with a 1:1:1 ratio of peat moss, pine bark and per-lite. Plants when they are young should be planted in a mix that is not quite so coarse, to retain moisture.
Caring for Anthurium
- Choose a pot with holes in the base and a saucer, so that any excess water can drain away.
- Or use an ornamental pot into which the water from the inner pot can drain.
- Water generously immediately after planting and put the pot in a cool spot in the (part) shade â€“ avoid draughts.
Typical uses of Anthurium
Special features: Flower color
Culinary use: NA
Ornamental use: Anthuriums are grown for their brightly coloured flower spathes and their ornamental leaves.
Medicinal use: NA