- A. andreanum. Heart-shaped leaves up to 1 ft., with flowers available in red, white, pink and variegated. Distinguished by a straight flower spike.
- A. scherzerianum. The most forgiving of anthuriums, it features a curling orange flower spike. Leaves are arrow shaped.
- A. crystallinum. Deep green, velvety leaves with pronounced white ribs. Leaves up to 2 ft. across.
- A. faustinomirandae. A monster with cardboard-stiff leaves up to 5 ft. long. A greenhouse plant.
Tuesday, January 4, 2011
The anthuriums are collector's plants, and many of the most magnificent varieties are rare outside of greenhouses and botanical gardens. Varieties include: