Tropical Cut Flower Care: Keep the water in the vase of your Anthurium
fresh. Replace the water every 3 days with cold water keeping
the water level near the top of the vase. Re-cut 1/2" from
the base of each stem under water using a sharp knife
with each water change.
Variety note: Anthurium
is available year round in shades shades of green, pink, purples, red,
white, lavender, and bi-colors. Anthuriums are usually sold by the stem with
stem lengths and flower head sizes varying by variety.
family is quite large containing over 600 varieties of plants that
are used as house plants and fresh cut tropical flowers. Anthuriums are quite
hardy. They'll usually look great long after the other fresh flowers
have perished. To get the most from your Anthurium submerge the
entire blossom in cool water for 15 minutes daily, then return it to the
Common names include; Little Boy Flower, Flamingo Flower and
Add a commercial floral preservative such as AquaPlus or
FloraLife to the vase that contains your Anthurium with each water
change. Floral preservative helps to prevent bacteria growth
and feeds your Anthurium flowers insuring a longer vase life. To make your
own cut flower food mix 1/2 teaspoon of table sugar to a quart of
cold water... mixing thoroughly.