Anthurium : Perfect Houseplant for Gifting


Anthurium signifies long-lasting love and friendship. It brings luck in your relationships. It is one of the best houseplants to have in your home, because it tops NASA's air purifying plant's list.

The Rolling Nature exotic red anthurium  adds a dash of luxury to your house. Combined with the glossy high quality colored pots; it truly creates an amazing environment in your house. Anthurium’s bright blooms and shiny, deep green leaves bring color and life to cramped rooms. Exotic and compelling, with bold, typically red flowers and shiny, dark green foliage, anthurium, like the hospitality they represent, are long-lasting and irresistibly beautiful. Anthuriums are also known as Flamingo flowers and pigtail plants. Anthuriums are relatively easy to grow, have attractive foliage and under the proper environment, produce long lasting flowers year round.  Most commonly called a Flamingo Lily or Laceleaf, Anthurium andraeanum is a beautiful evergreen plant that is most known for its gorgeous flowers.

Why It’s the Perfect Pick?

With its colorful, heart-shaped blooms, anthurium makes any room feel cozy and homey. As long as it receives enough light, anthurium will bloom all year! Anthuriums make lovely gifts because of their exotic-looking blooms, but they are not just pretty! The red, heart-shaped flower of Anthuriums brings joy and happiness wherever they go.  According to Feng Shui, Anthuriums are lucky plants and bring good luck in your relationships. Anthurium’s red heart shaped flower is not random, in fact it is associated with highest feelings of love and friendship and this is the most gifted flower/plant on Valentines Day.

According to legend in fact in ancient Greece, the flowers of Anthurium were Cupid’s arrows, or the god of love, who could make people fall in love. Despite the history of flower lovers, Anthuriums have begun to be a symbol of Christmas festivities just like poinsettia and fir. Gifting an Anthurium in person shows the sincere, pure, strong feelings of friendship towards the recipient.

Anthuriums are listed in NASA’s air purifying plants list. They are one of the best houseplants that purify indoor air. Their large, dark leaves suck up ammonia, formaldehyde, toluene and xylene, so they're a thoughtful present for a workplace (especially around copiers, printers or adhesives).

Anthurium Care

Anthurium’s leaves are usually simple, large, attractively colored and borne on long stalks. The flowering stalk is slender, ending in a fleshy column crowded with many flowers. Anthuriums are grown for their brightly colored flower spathes and their ornamental leaves.  And indeed the flower of this plant is unusual. On long peduncles blossoms white, pink or red slightly re-curved towards the veil - bracts. It is dominated by a straight or slightly arched, different from white to red head - small flowers inflorescence. Plant leaves are large, smooth and shiny, and the flowers stand out above them due to high stalk.

If you decide to grow this houseplant, be sure you give it plenty of indirect light. The blooms love to soak in the rays, and you’ll be rewarded for weeks with their beauty. The important part about this houseplant is that it prefers high-humidity environments. So make sure you mist it on regular basis.

Light: Anthuriums need a high light but not direct sunlight. Anthurium plants can tolerate all levels of indirect light, but Anthuriums growing in low light will have fewer flowers and will grow slower. These plants cannot tolerate direct light, however, as this can burn the leaves. It grows best in bright, indirect light.

Water: Water your Anthurium thoroughly, but allow it to dry slightly between waterings. Do not over-water the Anthuriums as it may cause root damage and yellowing of the leaves.

Most Anthurium plants in nature, but probably the minority sold as houseplants, are "epiphytic," meaning they grow on other plants instead of in soil. If your plant is vine-like and failing to support itself, use a stake or other wooden object for the plant to climb up.

Did You Know?

Keeping a plant such as Anthurium where you live and study improves mood and promotes increased goal achievement, according to studies by the American Horticultural Therapy association.

Red Anthurium or Flamingo Lily is great for air filtering; it is on NASA’s clean air study list. Bonus: This flowering plant has beautiful red, heart-shaped blooms making this plant perfect for your love corner.

Anthurium flowers meaning is simply irresistible the magic of this flowering plant creates and holds healing powers.

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