Anthurium

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Flora Plant is continuously looking for possibilities to expand our floricultural product range and create new business.We have spent many years learning and experimenting with Anthurium from many different breeders and are pleased to provide you with this top quality range.When many growers have given up we have been investing in our enterprise in the pursuit of excellence and through many years of trialing different breeder’s varieties we believe we have found the best Anthurium for you.

With the common name “Flamingo Flower” it boasts large heart shaped leaves and an oval waxy bract or “shath” with a “spadix” or “tail” which rises out of it. With its surreal waxy look and many varieties we are proud to bring you another attention demanding product where ever it is positioned within the home or office.

 

Feature & Fact

Anthurium origin can be traced back to a vast area from Costa Rico and central to South America and widely different climatic circumstances from dry regions such as western Mexico.It is part of the Araceae (Arum) family which is one of the largest and most complex, this genera includes Zanthedeshia, Alociasia, Philodendron and Spatiphyllum.

There lush large leaves are often used as a feature or filler in bunches of flowers. These large heart shaped leaves are almost surreal with there shiny green appearance.
Anthurium provides fantastic shelf life and stands apart in any situation with there large multiple waxy blooms in an array of color some of which include White, Red, Orange, Pinks, Purples and many variations the home or office.

Care

Originating from the sub tropics these plants thrive on warm humid conditions. Strong but indirect sunlight with an optimum temperature of around 21 degrees Celsius suits them best.

Anthuriums large leaves absorb light/heat and can reach temperatures up to 10 degrees higher then air temperature which in the wrong circumstances can be damaging, the leaves do not transpire rapidly hence the plant cannot provide self cooling of around the leaves.Humidity is also best kept at 60-70% but the plant will tolerate more human conditions of around 50-60%. Watering should be done 2-3 times a week in spring and summer and 1-2 times a week in winter.

Fertilizer should be ¼ diluted and can be given around every 3rd to 4th watering. If the plant is not performing use the information above and put yourself in the plants positions. By doing this you will more then likely ascertain the problem.

 We hope you enjoy this product and that the background of the plant and information provided has been helpful

Mission

The above information is intended as a general guide only. Flora Plant has exercised all reasonable care and skill in compiling this leaflet. If you have purchased our African Violets we thank you and believe you have made a great and wise plant selection.

At Flora Plant we strive to distinguish ourselves from other growers and bring you originality, quality, figure and reliability.We supply a great range of top quality, value for money flowering pot plants best recognized by our WINDMILL LOGO on the pot or our name FLORA PLANT printed on the labels.