This evergreen shrub is thick and full! The Stromanthe plant has large oblong foliage a deep shade of green, The real surprise is the bright pink show-stopping underside of the leaves. If you’re lucky, you may get a glimpse of the vibrant red-orange flowers. These flowers would normally be pollinated by hummingbirds in the rainforests of Brazil.
Grow Pot Size: 4” and 6” Overall Height Including Grow Pot: 8-20” depending on the grow pot size. Plant Care Level: Medium
Use the Stromanthe large luscious leaves to create the ultimate jungle vibes in your home! These leaves dance with the sun. Following the circadian rhythm, the leaves will rise upwards to greet the sun and slowly fall back downwards at night.
Stromanthe Sanguinea Care Tips
How to care for information:
Keep the plant in bright, indirect light to ensure the variegation is as loud as possible!
Humidity is key! The thin leaves are susceptible to browning, crispy, and curling when they are not receiving enough humidity.
Place your Stromanthe beside humidifiers or diffuser to increase the plant's humidity!
The Stromanthe 'Sanguinea' Story
Where is it from? The Stromanthe 'Sanguinea' is native to the rainforests of Brazil.
Who is the Stromanthe 'Sanguinea'? Belonging to the Marantaceae family, the Stromanthe is sometimes referred to as Calathea. Because it belongs to the same family and shares similar characteristics. The Stromanthe is brightly ornate in appearance and can reach a staggering size of 2’ to 3’ wide and 4’ to 6’ tall.
Good For You! Breath Deep! These plants are natural air purifiers! We suggest capitalizing on this and placing one of them in your bedroom and living room!
Stay Hydrated! Group your Triostar with other Prayer plants to help increase the humidity in the surrounding area.
Is the Stromanthe Sanguinea the right plant for me?
We marked these plants as requiring medium care! But to be honest, they are very easy to take care of. They are just a little bit particular about their water quality and humidity. Once you have this taken care of, your plants will be happy!
Pet Friendly: Yes!
Location Suggestions: These plants prefer bright indirect light, but can easily handle medium-light. Choose a spot in your living room, bedroom, or home office that could use a pop of color!
Prefers bright, indirect light. Can tolerate low to medium light.
Brazil - South America
Average from 65°F - 75°F
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.
Non-toxic. Always keep your plants away from curious children and pets.
Remove damaged/yellowing old leaves at the base of the petiole with a pair of shears.
The brighter the light, the better this plant will thrive!
General Information About Your Plant
Brazil - South America
It has large oblong foliage a deep shade of green, The real surprise is the bright pink show-stopping underside of the leaves.
This can be done every 12-18 months. Choose a pot that is 2” larger in diameter than the original pot.
Use a well-draining, high organic matter soil mix.