A bouquet of flamingos! Or a Bouquet of rainbows we will let you decide! Anthuriums are commonly called flamingo flowers, this is all due to their peculiar shaped flowers and leaves! As the flowers form, they come in a deep green and transition to a beautiful dusty pink colour. Giving it a unique ombre effect! The heart-shaped leaves add extra sweetness to this plant.
Grow pot size: 14cm Overall height including grow pot: 40-50cm Plant Care Level: Easy
The bright ornamental colours are sure to boost your mood! Choose to practice self-care and meditation while checking in with your Flamingo Flower! Receive one give one! A symbol of hospitality this flower is sure to bring a smile to your loved ones face!
Anthurium Rainbow Care Tips
Other Common Names: Flamingo Flower, Tail Flower, Painted Tongue Plant Binomial Name: Anthurium andraeanum
Light: Bright, indirect
Water: Allow top 2” to dry
Pet Friendly: No
The Anthurium Rainbow Story
Where is it from? The Anthurium is native to the tropical forests of Columbia and Ecuador. Preferring the warm and humid spots up in the trees of tropical rainforests.
Who is the Anthurium 'Rainbow'? This brilliant coloured Anthurium is affectionately known as the Flamingo Flower amongst florists and those of its native country. It's easy to see why! In its native habitat, the Flamingo flower can be found growing in warm humid spots in trees and rocky crags.
Is the Anthurium Rainbow the right plant for me?
Anthurium belongs to the aroid family, along with many other plants including Orchids. They can be found growing on trees up in the canopy. They prefer warm humid environments, and evenly moist to slightly dry soil. They do best when they are checked once a week and given moderate care and attention.
Location Suggestions: Humidity is KEY! These plants excel in bathrooms with windows or nestled beside a humidifier or aroma diffuser! Try them in the living room or bedroom for a pop of colour.
Prefers bright, indirect light with no direct sun. The direct sun will burn the Anthuriums’ leaves and flowers.
Allow the top 2” of the soil to dry in between watering. Anthuriums are susceptible to root rot.
Average from 18°C to 24°C
Use a well-draining, high organic matter soil mix.
Toxic. Keep away from pets and children.
Follow a monthly fertilizing schedule when the plant is actively growing. In most cases, this is in the spring and summer. Use a balanced fertilizer - this means a ratio of NPK that is all the same. Ex: 10-10-10. High phosphorus will promote blooms.