Stromanthe / M
Get it Planted: Without pot
The Stromanthe Triostar has leaves that you might say look painted on! When it goes to sleep at night it shows off the beautiful magenta color on the undersides. This plant grows bushy, and at its biggest, reaches 2-3 ft. This rainforest understory stunner loves humid conditions.
Medium- Bright indirect light, no direct sun
Keep moist at all times, water when top 1-2 inches are dry
Air Purifying - Absorbs pollutants
Pet Friendly - Nontoxic
Sits 12-16" tall In a 6" grow pot
To prevent browning on leaves, water with purified water, as Stromanthe are unable to digest the hard minerals found in tap water.
Native to the Amazon in South America, the Stromanthe comes from the Greek for "high winds" and "flowers". Experts believe this is down to the seeds being spread through the air. Growing wild by the Amazon, this plant prefers a humid environment and rich soil but dislikes being waterlogged.
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