Earth Star 'Roseus Pictus'
Cryptanthus bivittatus 'Roseus Pictus'
 

Care advice

Watering guidelines The soil should be kept countinously moist.
Fertilizer suggestions Use Flower fertilizer (e.g. N8-P12-K6).
Mist requirements Mist every 4 days
Light preferences Prefers half-shady light conditions
Temperature preference Prefers warm constant temperatures through the whole year (average around 22 °C).
pH range 5.6 - 6.0
Acidity preference loves acidic conditions
Toxicity not poisonous

Origin

Climate tropical rainforest

Photo

Names

Other common names Starfish Plant
Family Bromeliaceae

Characteristics

Growth form subshrub
Hardiness USDA 10 (plant tolerates a minimum temperature of -1°C)
Flowering true
Flower color
  • cream
Blooming months
  •  
    1Jan
  •  
    2Feb
  •  
    3Mar
  •  
    4Apr
  •  
    5May
  •  
    6Jun
  •  
    7Jul
  •  
    8Aug
  •  
    9Sep
  •  
    10Oct
  •  
    11Nov
  •  
    12Dec
  •  
    6
  •  
    7
  •  
    8
  •  
Leaf color
  • purple
  • pink