flamingo flower


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Related to flamingo flower: Anthurium andraeanum

flamingo flower

n.
Any of several anthuriums having a shiny scarlet spathe and an erect white to yellow spadix.
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Noun1.flamingo flower - commonly cultivated anthurium having bright scarlet spathe and spadixflamingo flower - commonly cultivated anthurium having bright scarlet spathe and spadix
anthurium, tailflower, tail-flower - any of various tropical American plants cultivated for their showy foliage and flowers
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The flamingo flower is a tropical plant that likes bright, indirect light and the soil to be kept damp.
Anthuriums can look slightly artificial with their bright red waxy flowers but that makes them perfect at this time of year when subtlety goes out the door, The flamingo flower is a tropical plant that likes bright, indirect light and the soil to be kept damp.
Originally from around the Caribbean and the north of South America, and with the common names of Tail Flower, Flamingo Flower or Laceleaf, they are used to a certain amount of humidity and they might thrive better in a bathroom where there is more during the wintertime.
Choose plants in foliage colours to complement your ornaments or colour scheme, such as trailing plants, English ivy, chain cactus; or flowering plants such as flamingo flower, pink quill or vanda orchids.
The Anthurium or flamingo flower is a another long lasting and less maintained plant inside the home.
Also known as the 'flamingo flower', the plant is characterised by large heart-shaped flower and dark green leaves.
Of a similar ilk to the peace lily, isthe flamingo flower, whose leathery spathes in red, pink or white actually look artificial.
For anyone who likes the ultra-modern look then you'll bring an enthusiastic smile to faces with the flamingo flower or anthurium.
Many of the plants can be grown at home, from flamingo flower (Anthurium scherzeranum) to weeping fig (Ficus species).