Anthurium crenatum (Scalloped Laceleaf) is a small plant, most often growing 2 to 5 feet tall. It has beautiful scalloped leaves that can reach up to 12 inches in length. The foliage is leathery, pliable, and variations of green. It is popular as a groundcover as well as a low-growing plant, as it generally remains under 2 feet tall.
This epiphyte will thrive in bright shade to semi-shade environments. A moderate amount of water is recommended, as this species does not tolerate drought conditions. When growing this species in colder regions, be sure to keep the plant in a pot and bring indoors for the winter if temperatures dip too low.
Anthurium crenatum is an excellent ornamental plant. Its beautiful foliage and ease of care make it popular in many tropical gardens and as a houseplant. Due to its ornamental foliage, it is also often used as a cut flower. It is hardy in USDA zones 9-11. With proper care, this Anthurium species is a wonderful addition to any collection.