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Plant Info & Care

Pet Friendly No

Keep away from pets. All parts of the plant are poisonous.

Care Level Moderate

Moderate care level, but it's well worth the effort!

Light Moderate

Medium to bright indirect light. Never direct sunlight.

Water Moderate

Water thoroughly, but allow it to dry slightly between waterings.

Humidity High

Enjoys high humidity. Spritz occasionally.

Air Quality Great

Great at absorbing air-borne chemicals released by common cleaning products.

Plant Bio

Get your color fix with flamingo flowers for delivery. This year-round bloomer is a tropical treasure, instantly bringing vacation vibes to your home with its bold blooms. They change color through the year, ranging from vivid scarlet to pretty pink and rich purple. It can survive in low light, but medium to bright indirect sunlight will keep it happiest.

Roots

Native to tropical areas of South America, but is now commonly associated with cultivators in Hawaii.

Fun Facts

Sometimes referred to as “dumbcane,” the plant is quite toxic and when ingested can swell the tongue, making it very difficult to speak. This is obviously dangerous. Don’t try this at home.

Customer Reviews

Customer Reviews

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Raving red!
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Flamingo Plant
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Beautiful Plant
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Nice gift

Plant Care for All Levels

Taking care of plants is easier than you think, trust us. Lively Root has put together a series of quick how-tos and informative posts on signs of over and under watering, repotting your plants, removing unwanted insects, and much more.

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Lively Root Customers

Customer Reviews

Based on 48 reviews
98%
(47)
2%
(1)
0%
(0)
0%
(0)
0%
(0)
M
M.
Drop Dead Gorgeous
J
J.S.
N
N.J.
Raving red!
k
k.l.
Beautiful
B
B.R.
Beautiful
L
L.R.
Flamingo Plant
K
K.B.
Beautiful Plant
A
A.G.
Nice gift