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Anthurium veitchii, King Anthurium

Anthurium veitchii

King Anthurium
Family: Araceae
Origin: Colombia
Small shrub 2-5 ftShadeSemi-shadeKeep soil moistRegular waterWhite/off-white flowersOrnamental foliage

Anthurium veitchii is known as the king of anthuriums. A houseplant with dramatic foliage, leaves reaching 3 feet long with a heart shaped base. Flower spike is leathery and greenish-white with a cream colored spadix. Likes partial shade or light shade. In winter, temperatures of not less than 65 degrees Fahrenheit are preferred. Likes a warm and humid atmosphere, so misting is beneficial. Reduce watering in the winter.

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