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Anthurium clarinervium

 

Velvet Cardboard Anthurium

Flamingo plants are related to the Arum Lily, the leaves are glossy, wax like in appearance and heart shaped. The flowers or spadix are borne on a fleshy stem that comes up from a bract.They do not tolerate direct light, and are usually grown as a houseplant in cooler climes. Many foliage species varieties are epiphytic and grow on branches in tropical rain forests. They are usually grown in the home more for their foliage rather than flowers although some will flower. Anthurium clarinervium is originally from Mexico and has thick heart-shaped, leather-like leaves and white veins. It produces small green flowers.

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plant Features
  • Velvet Cardboard Anthurium likes partial shade

    Partial shade

  • Velvet Cardboard Anthurium likes occasional watering

    Occasional watering

  • Velvet Cardboard Anthurium is not frost hardy

    Not Frost hardy

  • Velvet Cardboard Anthurium likes rich and free draining

    Rich and free draining

 
plant information

Common name

Velvet Cardboard Anthurium

Latin name

Anthurium clarinervium

type

Epiphyte

family

Araceae

ph

6.6 - 7.5 Acid - Neutral

  • Light

    Velvet Cardboard Anthurium likes partial shade

    Partial shade

  • Frost

    Velvet Cardboard Anthurium is not frost hardy

    Not Frost hardy

  • Soil

    Velvet Cardboard Anthurium likes rich and free draining

    Rich and free draining

  • Water

    Velvet Cardboard Anthurium likes occasional watering

    Occasional watering

Plant & bloom calendar

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    Best time to plant

full grown dimensions

The size of a fully grown Velvet Cardboard Anthurium is 0.50meters x 0.90meters 0.50 M 0.90 M

Anthurium clarinervium

Flamingo plants are related to the Arum Lily, the leaves are glossy, wax like in appearance and heart shaped. The flowers or spadix are borne on a fleshy stem that comes up from a bract.They do not tolerate direct light, and are usually grown as a houseplant in cooler climes. Many foliage species varieties are epiphytic and grow on branches in tropical rain forests. They are usually grown in the home more for their foliage rather than flowers although some will flower. Anthurium clarinervium is originally from Mexico and has thick heart-shaped, leather-like leaves and white veins. It produces small green flowers.


Planting Young Plants

From Early Spring TO Early Spring

Fill the pot up to a third with gravel or the like as it needs to have good drainage then top up with soil that is high in a peat composition. It grows well in a medium to bright indirect light, so avoid direct sun.

 

Propagation by Division

From Early Spring TO Late Spring

New crowns that form from the parent plant can be carefully prised apart and re potted, water well to let it settle in.

 
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