Anthurium Andreanum Princess Amalia Elegance - Plant
Description for Anthurium Andreanum Princess Amalia Elegance
The leaves are often clustered and are variable in shape. The inflorescence bears small flowers which are perfect, containing male and female structures. The flowers are contained in dense spirals on the spadix. The spadix is often elongated into a spike shape, but it can be globe-shaped or club-shaped. Beneath the spadix is the spathe, a type of bract. Anthuriums are grown for their brightly coloured flower spathes and their ornamental leaves.
|Common name||Flower colours||Bloom time||Height||Difficulty|
|Princess Amalia Elegance, Tailflower, Flamingo flower||Pink-white||Throughout year||Up to 1.5 feet||Medium|
Planting and care
It prefers warm, shady and humid climates, such as tropical rainforests.
|Shade to Partial Sun||Anthuriums prefer a growing media that is coarse and well drained.||Anthuriums like to approach dryness in between watering and should not be kept continuously moist.||20 to 35 degrees C||The potting media should be of a peat moss base with a 1:1:1 ratio of peat moss, pine bark and per-lite. Plants when they are young should be planted in a mix that is not quite so coarse, to retain moisture.|
Caring for Anthurium Andreanum Princess Amalia Elegance
- Choose a pot with holes in the base and a saucer, so that any excess water can drain away.
- Or use an ornamental pot into which the water from the inner pot can drain.
- Water generously immediately after planting and put the pot in a cool spot in the (part) shade â€“ avoid draughts.
Typical uses of Anthurium Andreanum Princess Amalia Elegance
Special features: Flower color
Culinary use: NA
Ornamental use: Anthuriums are grown for their brightly coloured flower spathes and their ornamental leaves.
Medicinal use: NA
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Great plant for a green gift
Tried my self 90% germination rate.Go for it
Pot seems to be really small. DO I have to shift the plan to the bigger pot as it starts growing in a few months?