Anthurium

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The flowers of the Anthurium are some of the longest-lasting on earth, which means that dazzling colour will last in your home for months. The Anthurium symbolises hospitality with its open heart-shaped flower and inspires happiness and abundance. Comes in a nursery pot and wrapped with craft paper.

Toxic / Non-Pet Friendly

Dimensions (in Approximation):
Height: 60cm
Overall Diameter: 50cm

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Estimated Delivery:
23 - 24 May, 2024

Description

The Anthurium, native to the rainforests of Central and South America, has a rich history dating back to the 19th century. Discovered by botanists during expeditions to the Andes and Amazon basin, it quickly gained popularity for its unique, heart-shaped flowers known as “spaths” and distinctive, glossy foliage.

Initially revered for its ornamental appeal, the Anthurium has become a symbol of hospitality and abundance. It’s also known by the common names “Laceleaf” or “Flamingo Flower” due to the vibrant shades of red, pink, or white of its blooms.

In terms of maintenance, Anthuriums thrive in warm, humid conditions, mimicking their native habitat. They prefer bright, indirect light and well-draining soil. Regular watering is essential, allowing the soil to partially dry out between waterings. Proper humidity levels and occasional fertilization contribute to the plant’s overall well-being.

Known for its air-purifying qualities, the Anthurium not only graces spaces with its beauty but also enhances indoor air quality. With a history rooted in the lush landscapes of the Americas, this captivating plant continues to enchant enthusiasts with its unique charm and resilient nature.