This evergreen herbaceous perennial is native to Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands. The large, oblong, glossy, wavy-edged leaves grow in a vase-shaped clump. Narrow maroon spathes and long, fragrant, purplish green spadices appear sporadically throughout the year in warm, humid conditions.
Anthurium crenatum needs warmth, humidity, and partial shade, and thrives in a porous soil rich in leaf mold. Grow it as an indoor container plant, or outdoors in tropical climates.
Gerald L. Klingaman
Native from Panama to Peru, this evergreen herbaceous perennial is grown primarily for its large rounded glossy dark green leaves with indented silver-white veins. The purplish green spathes and spadices are ornamentally insignificant.
Anthurium crystallinum prefers humidity, partial shade, and fertile, moist, well drained soil. Use as a house plant, or as a container or garden plant in tropical areas.
Michael Charters, www.calflora.net
Anthurium is a large genus of more than 700 species and many more cultivated varieties. These are naturally distributed across the warm, humid, tropical regions of Mexico south to Brazil and Ecuador. Desirable species were brought to Hawaii late in the 1800’s where they are now a significant horticultural crop. Most varieties in commercial production are hybrids that are favored as houseplants, conservatory specimens and container or bedding plants where growing conditions are favorable....
Ernst Benary® Inc.
(Animation Deep Orange Snapdragon, Snapdragon)
Easily forming ten stems topped with orange flowers blushed with yellow and dark salmon, 'Animation Deep Orange' is a snapdragon unexcelled as a cutflower. A short-lived tender perennial (often used simply as an annual) from southwestern Europe and the Mediterranean, it bears early-season flowerspikes of distinctly lipped and animal-faced flowers that snap open and shut when squeezed, hence the name “snapdragon". Regarded as being slightly earlier flowering than other snaps, 'Animation Deep Orange'...