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Stromanthe sanguinea 'Tricolor'

Tricolor Stromanthe

Stromanthe

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A stunning herbaceous tropical perennial from the Prayer Plant Family; lustrous tricolor leaves of green, variegated with cream, with red reverses follow the sun during the day and fold at night; a great accent for annual beds or containers

Description

A stunning herbaceous tropical perennial from the Prayer Plant Family; lustrous tricolor leaves of green, variegated with cream, with red reverses follow the sun during the day and fold at night; a great accent for annual beds or containers

Landscape Attributes

Tricolor Stromanthe is a dense spreading evergreen tropical plant with an upright spreading habit of growth. Its relatively coarse texture can be used to stand it apart from other garden plants with finer foliage.

This plant will require occasional maintenance and upkeep, and should not require much pruning, except when necessary, such as to remove dieback. It has no significant negative characteristics.

Tricolor Stromanthe is recommended for the following landscape applications;

Mass Planting;General Garden Use;Container Planting

Planting & Growing

This plant is native to the tropics and prefers growing in moist environments with evenly warm conditions all year round. In warm tropical climates, if given the right conditions it can grow to be around 3 feet tall at maturity, with a spread of 3 feet, depending on a number of factors. It is usually grown as an annual in colder climates, or used in a container, in which case it may perform differently, and its exact height and spread will depend on many factors; you may wish to consult with our experts as to how it might perform in your specific application and growing conditions.

Light Requirement:

partial shade

full sun

Moisture:

average to moist

Cold Hardy to Zone:

(annual)

Height(inches):

Spread:

Soil pH:

Soil Type:

3 feet

3 feet

rich

Deer Resistant:

false

Fall Color

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