Socialite™ Stripestar Stromanthe sanguinea
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Stromanthe is a part of the prayer plant family. These brightly colored leaves will fold up its leaves at night. It is often confused with calathea. The bright pink splashed across the green and white foliage will grab a lot of attention.Adaptable As HouseplantFoliage InterestHarmful To:Pets
CharacteristicsPlant Type:HouseplantHeight Category:TallHeight:24 - 36 InchesFoliage Colors:GreenFoliage Colors:RedFoliage Colors:WhiteFoliage Shade:Dark green foliage with a white stripe and maroon undersidesHabit:UprightContainer Role:Thriller
Plant NeedsLight Requirement:LowLight Requirement:Medium
Low - No direct sun, not near a window. Medium - Medium bright indirect light in the AM or PM, typically from an east or west window. High - Bright direct or indirect light for much of the day, typically from a south window.Maintenance Category:ModeratePreferred Temperature:60 - 85 °FWater Category:AverageHumidity Preference:HighContainer Soil Type:Indoor Potting MixUses:Bright SpacesUses:DesktopsUses:Humid SpacesMaintenance Notes:
Stripestar stromanthe isn't the hardest plant to care for, but it is known for needing specific growing conditions to thrive. Display this species in a spot with bright, indirect light, such as an east-facing or north-facing window. This will allow your plant to thrive while maximizing its coloring.
- For optimal performance, keep at 60-85°F (15-29°C).
- Feed once per month at half strength when plant is actively growing.
- Protect furniture when watering.