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Anthurium hybrida Small Talk Red

Botanical Name: Common Names:
Anthurium hybrida Small Talk Red Flamingo Flower, Laceleaf, Tailflower,

Native: Foliage Type:
No Evergreen

Plant Type: Plant Habit:
Palms, Ferns & Tropical Clumping, Epiphytic, Upright

Striking early blooming indoor plant popular in cut flower production and added to terrariums. Shiny, dark green leaves are a perfect backdrop for the numerous and brilliant red blooms that sit above the foliage. A fast and easy to grow Anthurium with long lasting, vivid flowers a compact, freely branching growth habit. A disease-tolerant variety that can be successfully grown in tropical areas. SmallTalk Red flowers generally do not have to be removed. They pass from shades of red, white and green.

Mature Height: Mature Width:
15-30cm 30-60cm

Position: Soil Type:
Semi Shade Well Drained

Landscape Use(s)
Cut Flower, Feature, Indoor Plant, Tropical Garden, Container / Pot

Pests & Diseases: Mealy Bugs

Cultural Notes: Needs the right light conditions to thrive - bright indirect sunlight in a sheltered spot. Wipe the leaves with water regularly to remove any dust and insects. Potted plants benefit from a weak fertilizer solution every other week. Keep soil moist, but do not over-water. Leaves will yellow if inadequate water. Keep an look out for mealy bugs.

Plant Care
Annual slow release fertiliser, Keep moist during dry periods, Liquid feed, Mulch well

Family Name: Origin:
Araceae Asia

Foliage Colour: Green
Flower Colour: Red
Flower Fragrant: No
Flowering Season: All Year
Fruit: Insignificant

Requirements Tolerances
Growth Rate: Moderate
Maintenance Level: Medium
Water Usage: Medium / Moderate
Drought: Low
Frost: Tender
Wind: Low