Stromanthe sanguinea 'Triostar'Item #4791 USDA Hardiness Zone: 10
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This striking tropical plant never fails to catch the eye, with exotic variegated foliage of cream, green, and pink. Broad, shiny leaves are arranged in fans, with burgundy-pink undersides. A wonderful houseplant or accent in sheltered shade beds or patios. In cooler climates, grow as an annual, or move containers indoors before threat of frost.
- OverviewLight Needs:Full shadeWatering 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.
- DetailBotanical Pronunciation:stroh-MAN-thee san-GWIN-ee-aDeciduous/evergreen:EvergreenGrowth rate:FastAverage landscape size:Fast growing; forms foliage clump 3 ft. tall, 2 ft. wide.Foliage color:VariegatedBlooms:Prized for foliage.Flower attributesShowy FlowersCompanion PlantsGardenia (Gardenia); Bougainvillea (Bougainvillea); Fern (Asplenium); Aucuba (Aucuba); Bush Lily (Clivia)
- CareCare InformationThrives 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:Full shadeWatering Needs:Water regularly to maintain evenly moist soil - weekly, or more often.