CTENANTHE SETOSA

CTENANTHE SETOSA

Ctenanthe setosa is a clump-forming, evergreen perennial plant growing about 1-2 m tall. It has striped dark green and silver/ grey leaves are purple on their undersides, elliptic with entire margins, up t0 45cm long and 10cm across. Its leaf petioles are hairy. Its white flowers are borne on short spikes.

 

It thrives best in bright, indirect light. Will tolerate some degree of shade, however, insufficient light may cause loss of variegation in the leaves. If there is too much light, the colors in the leaves fade.

 

Third picture is the looking when the plant grows mature. 

 

Pet Friendly plant