A striking houseplant and, if you live in a subtropical or tropical zone, a beautiful shade plant for borders too. Big cream leaves, flushed with pink and edged with a bold band of deep green; they shimmer gold in sunlight. Enjoys humidity or a little hand misting, if you're growing it indoors.
DESCRIPTION: Low-growing compact shade plant, large round-oval leaves, pale creamy-green with a varied pink flush, each leaf edged in a band of dark green. USES: Indoor decor, interior plantings, shade borders in tropical and subtropical gardens. PLANTING: Plant in a shady spot with indirect sunlight. Prefers moisture-retaining soil or a good quality potting mix. CARE: Water regularly during the first 12 weeks and regularly once established. Mist regularly if air humidity is low. Likes to dry out slightly between waterings if grown in containers. Apply a slow release fertiliser yearly and liquid feed every three months for vibrant healthy foliage. Remove dead leaves to keep plant looking good. HEIGHT: 30cm H YOUR PLANTS: These are tubestock plants, young healthy plants with new roots that will establish quickly in your garden. The pot size is 80 mm x 42 mm wide.May be supplied as 'plugs', slightly smaller than our usual tubestock but with a healthy root system ready for planting or potting on. These are shipped inside pots for protection in transit.