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Chinese Evergreen, Philippine Evergreen
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
Registered or introduced: 2005

Category:

Tropicals and Tender Perennials

Height:

18-24 in. (45-60 cm)

Spacing:

24-36 in. (60-90 cm)

Hardiness:

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

Danger:

Parts of plant are poisonous if ingested

Bloom Color:

White/Near White

Bloom Time:

Late Spring/Early Summer

Foliage:

Grown for foliage

Herbaceous

Variegated

Smooth-Textured

Leathery-Textured

Pink

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:

Patented

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

Regional

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

Fort Myers, Florida

Gardeners' Notes:

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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.