Stromanthe sanguinea Triostar

COMMON NAME

The Triostar Stromanthe

TYPE

Ginger/Heliconia

FAMILY

Marantaceae

NOTES

A tropical herbaceous perennial with thick, glossy, oblong leaves with entire margins that are a dark green color on top and burgundy below. The leaves of Tricolor have irregular variegations in cream, pink, and green on the upper surface and are either a solid pink to burgundy or maroon with pink variegation on the lower surface. Flowers are rarely produced. In its native habitat, panicles of white or pink flowers surrounded by tubular orange-red bracts which age to a reddish pink are produced in winter and spring. These tight, pendulous clusters held above the foliage

GEOGRAPHIC REGION

Brazil

NATIVE HABITAT

Rain forest

WEB SOURCES

hort.extension.wisc.edu

thespruce.com

wikipedia.org



Stromanthe sanguinea Triostar