The Anthurium pink plant belongs to the class of genus Araceae categorised under the arum family. They are exotic plants with a well-defined spadix and ivory blooms. They bear juicy fruits too, which develop from their flowers and look like berries. Anthurium pink plant is native to Central and South America. It has variegated bracts that are sometimes flat or curved and surrounding the spadix in the form of a hood.
A unique feature of the Anthurium pink kokedama is that it can be grown as an indoor plant and also kept outdoors in areas with gentle climates. Place a totem or pole close to the plants and watch them climb to create a picturesque indoor decor. Anthuriums are compelling plants that also double as excellent air purifiers. They are popular among indoor decorators and loved for their brilliant flowers that continue to display their beauty almost all year long.
- Other names: Anthurium pink plants are also called Flamingo Flowers, Flamingo Lily, Pigtail Plants, Tailflower and Laceleaf.
- Planting environment: They are indoor plants but can also be placed outdoors in mild climates or under a shade.
- Sunlight: Keep the plant in a well-lit room but not under direct sun rays. You may expose the plant to high light for about one hour daily to get brighter and more flowers.
- Watering/Soaking: Allow the moss ball to dry slightly (up to two inches) before soaking. Soak the kokedama once weekly in summer and less frequently in winter. The roots of the anthurium are susceptible to rot.
- Misting: Anthurium pink plant loves an evenly moist soil. Mist the plant twice a week to keep the soil moist but be careful to prevent the soil from being soggy.
- Fertilisation: The Flamingo lilies are not heavy eaters. Feed with a quarter strength fertiliser once in three months.
- Temperature: The plant prefers temperatures between 70 and 95 degrees Fahrenheit in the day and about 70 to 75 degrees Fahrenheit at night.
- Special care: Carefully wipe the leaves with soft cotton by resting the leaves on your palm, so that you do not put too much pressure on the leaves.
Humidity: Anthuriums love high humid areas like bathrooms. You may also place near an open glass of water to increase humidity.