Red Star Bromeliad
Cryptanthus bivittatus 'Red Star'
Commonly known as: starfish plant, earth star
6" H x 15" W
REGION OF ORIGIN
Tropical South America
Standard Potting Mix
Long dark pink/light red leaves. The leaves are layered on top of each other and resemble a star when looked at from above. The plant has a waxy but course texture. Baby plantlets can fall off parent naturally, will reroot in soil.
Special Care Instructions
This plant needs lots of indirect light during the day to maintain color. During the summer, it is important to water frequently, but watering should be cut back on during the cooler months. They can adapt to various soil mix, some people prefer succulent mix, others prefer standard potting mix.