Tropical Cut Flower Care: Keep the water in the vase of your Anthurium
Pastley Bright Pink 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 head sizes varying by variety. "Pastley
Bright Pink" is
one of several species of hybrid Anthuriums created for the floral
trade. Anthuriums get their name from the Greek words... anthos,
meaning "flower" and oura, meaning tail the
tail being the spadix that grows from the center of the leaf.
The Anthurium family is quite large containing over 600
varieties of plants that are used as house plants and cut 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 arrangement.
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 fresh cut tropical 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.