Anthurium andraeanum

Botanical Name: Anthurium andraeanum

Phonetic: Ann-Ther-EE-um An-dray-ann-um

Common Name(s): Anthurium/Flamingo Flower

Family: Araceae
Origin: Columbia, Ecuador
Plant Type: Herbaceous perennial
Persistence: Evergreen

Leaf Type: Simple, palette-shaped
Number of Leaflets:
Leaf Color: Glossy green
Fall Color: –
Texture: Coarse
Density: Medium
Bloom Season: Freely
Flower Color(s): Yellow spadix with red spathe

Exposure: Bright light, but avoid full sun, part shade
USDA: 11-12
Climate Zone(s): 
Growth Rate:               
Height: 1-1.5 Feet
Spread: 0.75-1 Fett
Hydrozone: Medium
Pest/Diseases: No serious problems, mealybugs, spider mites, white fly, scale, rots, blights, leaf spot
Soil: Well-drained, peaty potting mixture with a layer of pot shards at the bottom

Features: Attractive foliage, attractive flowers, flowers and leaves provide good contrast (red and green), tropical houseplant
Uses: Houseplant for bright, humid areas, cut flowers

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