Anthurium andraeanum, commonly called flamingo lily or painter's palette, is native to Columbia and Ecuador. It is an epiphytic evergreen tropical perennial of the Arum family that is most noted for its attractive waxy, palette-shaped, bright red spathes and contrasting dark green foliage.
|Mature Size||30 to 45cm , 22 to 30cm|
|Watering||The soil should be kept slightly moist and never allowed to dry out completely. Setting the pot in a tray of water-filled gravel will help the plant drain and also help keep humidity levels high. Allow the top of the soil to dry out to the touch before watering again.|
|Light||Flowering Anthurium needs bright, indirect light|
|Temperature||The Anthurium prefers very warm temperatures (21-32°C), but not below 10°C|
|Toxicity||Anthurium are poisonous if ingested, so be very careful if you have pets and/or small children. The sap can also cause skin irritation.|
|Pests||mealybugs, spider mites, whitefly, and scale. Horticultural oils and soaps can be used to treat these.|
|Problems||n rare cases, fungal rots, blights, or leaf spots may occur.|