Anthurium
Anthurium andreanum 'Royal Flush'

Family: Araceae (a-RAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Anthurium (an-THUR-ee-um) (Info)
Species: andreanum (an-drey-AY-num) (Info)
Cultivar: Royal Flush

Category:

Tropicals and Tender Perennials

Height:

24-36 in. (60-90 cm)

Spacing:

24-36 in. (60-90 cm)

Hardiness:

USDA Zone 9a: to -6.6 C (20 F)

USDA Zone 9b: to -3.8 C (25 F)

USDA Zone 10a: to -1.1 C (30 F)

USDA Zone 10b: to 1.7 C (35 F)

USDA Zone 11: above 4.5 C (40 F)

Sun Exposure:

Full Shade

Danger:

Handling plant may cause skin irritation or allergic reaction

Bloom Color:

Purple

Bloom Time:

Blooms repeatedly

Foliage:

Grown for foliage

Evergreen

Blue-Green

Smooth-Textured

Veined

Other details:

Requires consistently moist soil; do not let dry out between waterings

Flowers are good for cutting

Suitable for growing in containers

Soil pH requirements:

6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)

6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)

7.6 to 7.8 (mildly alkaline)

Patent Information:

Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:

By dividing rhizomes, tubers, corms or bulbs (including offsets)

Seed Collecting:

Unknown - Tell us

Regional

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Groveland, Florida

Miami, Florida

Brownsville, Texas

Roma, Texas

Gardeners' Notes:

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RatingContent
Positive

On Apr 22, 2005, giancarlo from Miami, FL (Zone 10a) wrote:

LOVELY DEEP PURPLE FLOWERS AND VERY INTENSE DEEP GREEN LEAVES, VERY PROUD AND ELEGANT PLANT,
EASY CARE.