Aphelandra
Aphelandra
 

Care advice

Watering guidelines During summer the soil should be kept very moist, while during winter it should be kept moist.
Fertilizer suggestions Use Flower fertilizer (e.g. N8-P12-K6).
Mist requirements Mist every 3 days
Light preferences Prefers bright light but not direct sun
Temperature preference Prefers warm constant temperatures through the whole year (average around 22 °C).
pH range 5.1 - 6.5
Acidity preference loves acidic conditions
Toxicity irritant

Origin

Climate tropical rainforest

Photo

Names

Family Acanthaceae

Characteristics

Growth form subshrub
Hardiness USDA 10 (plant tolerates a minimum temperature of -1°C)
Flowering true
Flower color
  • pink
  • red
  • yellow
Leaf color
  • green