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Tropical plant with large exotic flowers

Anthurium andreanum

height: 15cm
spread: 30cm
Size: Small < 1m
Full Sun/Part Shade
Frost Tender

General Description:

The exotic flowers of the Anthurium have a distinctive air of luxury with large waxy flowers against a backdrop of glossy heart-shaped leaves. The flowering extends over a number of months with each bloom lasting for many weeks. Our selection of Anthuriums are available in a range of colours in 12cm and 15cm pots. Please note: these photographs represent an indication of our range and are not an exhaustive list.

Uses:

Create a statement around the home, conservatory or in subtropical gardens with an Anthurium. Choose your favourite for a colour pop or to match in with established decor. Did you know the US Environmental Agency currently ranks indoor air pollution as one of the top threats to public health? Indoor houseplants safely, naturally and effectively clean the air you breathe through their natural cycle of air around them. To find out more visit www.O2ForYou.org.

Plant Care:

Anthurium's are relatively easy to grow and maintain. Place with filtered light and keep out of direct sunlight. Anthuriums are a tropical plant but will tolerate temperatures down to 15 degrees Celsius. Water regularly and avoid drying out. Anthuriums prefer reasonable humidity. Feed with a balanced liquid fertiliser during the summer months and ensure a good quality peat based mix is used when re-potting. Tolerant to most diseases but can be affected by aphids, scale and mites.

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