cv. of bivittatus
The first Cryptanthus Species were discovered in eastern Brazil about 1831. Cryptanthus, also known as Earth Stars, earned their name due to their foliage shape. Intense red 'Ruby' color and tight forms of showy clusters, make this plant a must have in this family. Small, upright growths with bright color contrasts, what more can you be looking for in a Cryptanthus. This plant typically attains sizes of between 5" - 6" across. Keep the medium moist at all times. Cryptanthus suffer if they dry out for extended periods.
Picture shown is of a mature plant representing what it can look like when grown in the proper conditions.
Buyer receives offset 1/3 to 2/3 size of mature plant.
All plants shipped bare root without soil unless otherwise noted.
|Growth Habit |
Growth Habit describes the size of an adult plant. For more information on sizes, visit...
|Small Growth Habit,|
|Lighting Requirements |
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|Strong Filtered Light,|