Pigtail Flamingo Flower
Anthurium scherzerianum
 

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 5 days
Light preferences Prefers half-shady light conditions
Temperature preference Prefers cold constant temperatures through the whole year (average under 16 °C).
pH range 6.1 - 6.5
Acidity preference loves acidic conditions
Toxicity irritant

Origin

Climate tropical rainforest

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Names

Other common names Pigtail Anthurium, Flamingo Flower, Tailflower, Boy Flower
Family Araceae

Characteristics

Growth form subshrub
Hardiness USDA 11 (plant tolerates a minimum temperature of 4°C)
Flowering true
Flower color
  • red
Leaf color
  • green