Native Distribution

Colombia.

Key Attributes

On Wednesdays we wear pink! I'm a rare little beauty that's going to steal the hearts of even the toughest of critics, with my delicate splashes of pink! I'm easy to grow, but just be careful. My pink leaves are a little more sensitive and can be a bit prone to sunburn, if placed in direct light.

Care Mode

Generally easy but loves the extra attention. Secret to success is not to over-water the plant.

Feeding your indoor plants

Don’t let your plants get hangry! To get the best out of your plants, you will need to feed them some food. A good balanced fertiliser (plant food) will provide plants with all the nutrients they need to grow more leaves and help them stay strong. When the plant is actively growing during the warmer months, it needs a bit more food and water. During the slow growing season (cooler winter months) your plant doesn’t eat or drink as much (no extra winter layer of fat for these babies). Fertiliser (plant food) can be applied as granular slow release pellets or as a liquid. A bit more chilled out about your plants? Some granular products last 3-6 months which make them ideal for indoor plants and busy people. Hard-core plant-mum? Liquid fertiliser maybe be best as it gives you better control over the amount fed and when. Obviously, follow the label on your preferred fertiliser (plant food) for your baby. Sometimes it’s ok to be a helicopter parent – respond to your plant’s needs. Moral of the story, if it is grow