Triostar Stromanthe

Stromanthe sanguinea 'Triostar'

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.
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Full shade

Water regularly to maintain evenly moist soil - weekly, or more often.

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Botanical Pronunciationstroh-MAN-thee san-GWIN-ee-a
Average Size at MaturityFast growing; forms foliage clump 3 ft. tall, 2 ft. wide.
Bloom TimePrized for foliage.
Deciduous/ EvergreenEvergreen
Flower AttributeShowy Flowers
Foliage ColorVariegated
Garden StyleContemporary, Tropical
Growth RateFast
Landscape UseBorder, Container, Houseplant, Specimen
Light NeedsFull shade
Soil NeedsAll-Purpose Plant Food
Special FeatureClump Forming, Dramatic Foliage Color, Easy Care, Shade Loving, Year-round Interest, Fast Growing
Water NeedsHigh
Watering NeedsWater regularly to maintain evenly moist soil - weekly, or more often.

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.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 10

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