• Overview
    Light Needs:
    Full shade
    Watering Needs:
    Water regularly to maintain evenly moist soil - weekly, or more often.
    Average Landscape Size:
    Fast growing; forms foliage clump 3 ft. tall, 2 ft. wide.
    Key Feature:
    Stunning Tropical Foliage
    Blooms:
    Prized for foliage.
  • Detail
    Botanical Pronunciation:stroh-MAN-thee san-GWIN-ee-a
    Deciduous/evergreen:Evergreen
    Growth rate:Fast
    Average landscape size:Fast growing; forms foliage clump 3 ft. tall, 2 ft. wide.
    Foliage color:Variegated
    Blooms:Prized for foliage.
    Flower attributesShowy Flowers
    Garden styleContemporary, Tropical
    Companion PlantsGardenia (Gardenia); Bougainvillea (Bougainvillea); Fern (Asplenium); Aucuba (Aucuba); Bush Lily (Clivia)
  • Care
    Care Information
    Thrives in rich, well-drained soils. Needs ample humidity; as a houseplant, mist plants often. Water regularly to keep soil evenly moist but not soggy. In cooler climates, move containers indoors before threat of frost. Feed with a balanced fertilizer in spring. Prune old or damaged leaves as needed.
    Light Needs:
    Light needs: Full Shade
    Full shade
    Watering Needs:
    Water needs: High
    Water regularly to maintain evenly moist soil - weekly, or more often.

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