A tropical beauty from the heart of Central and South America, the Anthurium hybrid Shibori (otherwise known as the Flamingo Flower) is at home in the tropical and subtropical climates of USDA Hardiness Zones 10-11. If given the right conditions and care, it will reward you with its showy and variegated flowers. A stunning sight of pink, off-white and white, the flowers can also come in an unusually colored mix of red, crimson and vinous.
Anthurium hybrid Shibori is named for its unusual foliage. Despite preferring to grow in light shade, it is a very fast-growing plant that can spread out to 2 feet and become a low-growing shrub of up to 5 feet tall. It is a great option for gardeners who are looking for a fast-growing groundcover and ornamental shrub.
The key to success with Anthurium hybrid Shibori is meeting its need for humidity and regular water. While it is a relatively tough plant, it will struggle in temperatures below 55F and should be brought indoors if the temperature drops that low. It can be potted up and moved indoors in cold regions, but it must be watered regularly to maintain its health.
With a little extra care, Anthurium hybrid Shibori is an attractive and unusual addition to any garden and a conversation piece, with its stunning variegated blooms and luscious foliage.