Allow the top inch of soil to dry before watering an anthurium. You just want to ensure that there is some air circulation in the area around the plant.
How to care for anthurium plants.
Flamingo flower care tips. Create your own humid microclimate by placing a shallow saucer of pebbles under your pot and pouring in a little water being careful not to let the water level reach the pot. Anthurium flamingo flower care tips. The plant can reach about 12 18 inches of height.
In addition to the sudden temperature changes too much airflow will quickly dry your anthurium out and can scorch the foliage. Bright light but no direct sun. So be sure to place a gently blowing fan nearby but don t allow it to send air directly at the plant.
There are many varieties of anthurium but this post will focus on growing the plain old anthurium that you see being sold everywhere. Flamingo flowers do not like drafts. Stick your finger into the potting mix about an inch and if it feels dry irrigate.
Keep inside plants away from either warm or cold drafts. There are a few common names for this plant including flamingo flower flamingo plant and painter s palette. Flamingo flower plant waxy and wonderful the flamingo flower plant is a species from the anthuirum genus that displays great looking waxed effect flowers which bloom with an orange curly spadix.
In fact a lack of humidity could cause your flamingo flower s foliage to lose its gorgeous glossy sheen. Water flamingo plants when the top 1 2 5 cm of soil is dry keep humidity high and grow in a temperature range of between 60 f and 90 f 16 c 32 c. Always water thoroughly until the water runs from the bottom drain holes.
I will teach you everything i have learned about anthurium care throughout the years. Flamingo flower care tips. During the growing season of march through september you can expect to water about once weekly.
Plant outside flamingo flowers in sheltered locations if your area is prone to cool breezes. The anthurium scherzerianum from the genus is suitable for a room within a home because of the acceptable height it grows up to and of course the attractive spathe it displays for décor purposes. Never allow the planter to set directly in water for more than a few minutes.
12 18 inches 30 45 cm. It needs bright yet indirect sunlight to thrive and nurture properly. Flamingo flower plants should be watered regularly and thoroughly allowing the soil to only dry slightly before watering again.
Flower stalks may need staking. To keep your flamingo flower healthy place in bright indirect sunlight and grow in acidic well draining soilless potting mix. The humidity should be about 50 and average temperature of the plant should be about 18 24 degree celsius.