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Anthurium 'Superbum'

Flamingo flower, tailflower

Plants belonging to the Anthurium family generally come from the tropical regions of South America and therefore tend to do best in warm and humid environments.  The flowers on Anthurium's have a highly unique appearance and are very long lasting.  Anthurium is very easy to look after, as it needs very little attention to keep looking beautiful for an extended period of time.

  • »  Anthurium blooms are unusually long lasting compared to most flowering plants
  • »  The anthurium has a natural high air purification quality
  • »  Can be grown as houseplants, or outdoors in mild climates in shady spots

Interesting Notes

Anthurium species have started to become quite popular as houseplants over the past few years.  Flowers rise above the contrasting dark green leaves showing off the blooms .

Growing and Maintenance Tips for Flamingo flower, tailflower

Water anthuriums enough to keep the soil moist, and well drained and fertilize regularly in spring and summer with a general-purpose fertilizer. The most common anthurium care mistake is overwatering.  Avoid placing it in direct sunlight.

Additional Information
Height 1-2 ft
Spread 1-2 ft
Spacing 2-3 ft
Bloom Color Red
Foliage Color Green
Detailed Description for Anthurium 'Superbum'

There is a wide variety of choices as it pertains to anthuriums, which come in sizes ranging from small pots to mini-shrubs. Alongside the various species, there is also a massive variety of colours, ranging from red, pink, purple, orange, yellow and white through to green.