Flamingo Lily Bonsai Tree Care

The Flamingo Lily Bonsai Tree, scientific name Anthurium andraeanum, is native to Colombia and Ecuador. It has gorgeous rosy-pink flowers that are supported by slender upright stems.

This is a tropical plant that was specially hybridized for use as houseplants due to their trouble-free growing requirements.

Additional Information

Family: Araceae (Arum family)

Scientific name: Anthurium andraeanum

Common name: Flamingo Flower, Flamingo Lily, Tail Flower, Lacquer Anthurium, Oilcloth Flower, Painter’s Palette, or Anthurium (sometimes also misspelled as Anthurium, Anterium, or Antorium)

Origin: Colombia and Ecuador

Appearance: It has heart-shaped dark green glossy leaves. It produces gorgeous rosy-pink flowers all year around that are followed by small fleshy berries.

Light Requirements: Likes a lot of indirect light.

Water Requirements: It likes humid climates so if you have time mist it with water. It grows best in moist but well-drained soil. Regularly wash away the dust from leaves.

Fertilization: Fertilizer it once every two weeks during the growth period.

Hardiness: This is a tropical plant that grows best in USDA Zone 11-12. It needs to be protected from cold temperatures below 50F.

Propagation: Seeds

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