Our New Favorite Houseplant: Anthuriums

A houseplant that has the potential to bloom year-round is hard to come by. Luckily, we have the solution: anthuriums. This houseplant really makes a statement…and it is easy to care for. We carry anthuriums in several colors including pink, purple, red, and white. Grow anthurium alone or in combination containers with other houseplants.

This plant does best in bright, filtered light. Anthuriums can be potted in regular potting soil but a peat based mixture is preferable. It is very important to choose a pot that has a drain hole. Pot the plant so the root ball is an inch or two below the surface of the soil. Do not pack the soil too tightly around the roots. Water enough to keep the soil lightly moist but never wet. Fortunately, anthuriums tend to be forgiving, even when they dry out a little too much. Regular fertilizing will help your anthurium to grow and continue to bloom again and again. A balanced fertilizer on a monthly basis works well. The larger the plant grows, the larger the blooms will be!

Be sure to look out for two more Anthurium colors coming this fall: black and orange!

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