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Anthurium andreanum - Flamingo Flower

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This stunning plant produces waxy flowers that can last weeks. Makes a statement and brings life in to an entrance or hallway. 

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Anthurium andraeanum                     

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 Common Names: Flamingo Flower, Tailflower, Laceleaf

Family: Araceae

Origin:  Columbia

Growth: Clumping

Light: Filtered

Foot Candles: 150 - 200

Water: Evenly moist. Use only chlorine-free water

Humidity: 50%+

Temperature: 16°C - 26°C

Soil: Well-aerated, yet moist, potting mixture. Can be planted in soilless mixtures

Container: Self-watering planter, living walls

Nutrients: 10-15-10 when in flower 

Propagation: Seed or splitting

Interiorscape Use: Adds colour to any area

Common Pests: Mealybugs, Aphids, Spider Mites, Scale, Thrips.

Common Issues: Root rot when overwatered.

Comments: One of the longest lasting blooms in the world. Flowers come in many colours and shapes, and other species are grown solely for their foliage.

Toxicity:  All parts of the plant are poisonous through dermatitis, ingestion, and eye irritant. Symptoms may include: Irritation of mouth and digestive symptoms if ingested; irritation of skin and eyes following contact with sap.