Cryptanthus fosterianus (Earth Star)

Crypanthus are a fascinating genus of the Bromeliaceae family. They are easy to grow and particularly hardy, either in ground or when grown in pots. Adds a wonderful splash of colour around rockeries or logs in shady areas of the garden.

Typical height: 20cm
Minimum temperature tolerance: Frost free
Climate: Prefers tropical or sub-tropical climates, or warm humid position in cooler climates
Light conditions: Part shade
Growing conditions: Moist, well drained soil
Flowers: Summer / Autumn
Origin: South America (Brazil)


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Cryptanthus fosterianus (Earth Star) - 165mm sq pot Cryptanthus fosterianus (Earth Star) - 165mm sq pot


As the name suggests, the star shaped plant naturally grows on rainforest floors, and as such prefer to be kept moist in areas with high humidity. 



Cryptanthus fosterianus (Earth Star) - 165mm sq pot

Barcode 101110023957
Shipping Weight 1.5000kg

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