Stromanthe Sanguinea Triostar, Calathea Triostar - Plant
Description for Stromanthe Sanguinea Triostar, Calathea Triostar
Stromanthe sanguinea is a synonym of Stromanthe thalia. Tristar is a popular cultivar which features showy olive green leaves variegated with white, cream and pink. This variegated cultivar goes by a number of different cultivar names including Tristar, Triostar and Tricolor. This variety of the Stromanthe Plant has beautiful leaves in different shades of white, red, pink, and green. It is an upright rhizomatous perennial. Lanceolate to elliptic-oblong, dark olive green leaves have red undersides.
|Common name||Flower colours||Bloom time||Height||Difficulty|
|Stromanthe sanguinea triostar, Calathea Triostar, Stromanthe Triostar, Trio Star||White with orange-red sepals||March to April||3 to 5 ft||Very easy to grow|
Planting and care
It is best grown in fertile, moist but well-drained soils in light or dappled shade.
|Partial sun, full sun||Loamy soil||Low||20 to 30 degrees C||Use any organic fertilizer.|
Caring for Stromanthe Sanguinea Triostar
- A hardy house plant growing well in shade or semi-shade.
- Houseplants may be taken outdoors to protected locations in summer in part sun to nearly full shade.
- Houseplants should be brought indoors in fall.
- Soils must never be allowed to dry out.
Typical uses of Stromanthe Sanguinea Triostar
Special features: Stromanthe Plants make a great plant to give as a Christmas present.
Culinary use: NA
Ornamental use: Used for decorations in homes, shops and offices. Good to keep inside homes and terraces.
Medicinal use: NA
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What garden lovers say ... ?
Came with good package. Nice thick stem and with wet coco peat but nothing came out of the pack. Got a healthy plant
?How many years will it live?
Plants are a great way to bring a little natural beauty indoors.