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Cryptanthus spp. (Earth Star)

Cryptanthus spp.
Earth Star

This plant is actually a type of terrestrial bromeliad. Like other bromeliads, the Earth Star will flower only once, but its eye-catching foliage will stay a stunning focal point in any container. Best as a houseplant in most climates, they prefer humidity, warmth, indirect light, and some fertilizer every now and then. Their leaves come in a huge variety of colors and patterns making every plant feel exotic and unique!

Plant Type
Exposure Indirect Sunlight
Water Needs
Hardiness Zone Zone 10 (30°F)
Flower Color White, Pink
Flower Season
Growth Rate Slow
Height 3-36" (varies by species)
Spread 3-36" (varies by species)
Characteristics Great Foliage
Maintenance Average
Garden Uses House Plant, Specimen
Soil Type
Soil PH Acid
Soil Drainage Moisture Retentive
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