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Aglaonema 'Pink Sapphire'

Family: Araceae (a-RAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Aglaonema (ag-lay-oh-NEE-muh) (Info)
Cultivar: Pink Sapphire
Additional cultivar information: (PP17673)
Hybridized by Hambali; Year of Registration or Introduction: 2005

4 members have or want this plant for trade.

Tropicals and Tender Perennials

18-24 in. (45-60 cm)

24-36 in. (60-90 cm)

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:
Sun to Partial Shade
Light Shade

Parts of plant are poisonous if ingested

Bloom Color:
White/Near White

Bloom Time:
Late Spring/Early Summer

Grown for foliage

Other details:
Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater
Suitable for growing in containers

Soil pH requirements:
6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)
6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)

Patent Information:

Propagation Methods:
From herbaceous stem cuttings
By air layering

Seed Collecting:
N/A: plant does not set seed, flowers are sterile, or plants will not come true from seed

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No positives
1 neutral
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

Neutral Kell On Sep 4, 2009, Kell from Northern California, CA (Zone 9b) wrote:

In 2008 in Florida the TPIE (Tropical Plant Industry Exhibition), picked as their Favorite New Foliage Plant, 2008 Aglaonema Pink Sapphire as the winner. It is a plant from Twyford International, PP#17,673.


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

Fort Myers, Florida

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