Monday, February 23, 2009
Related to the Arum Lily, the Antherium is a striking heart shaped
flower that grows only in tropical climates. They are imported all
year around, together with large heart-shaped glossy Antherium leaves
and tropical orchids. Because of their large size, bright colors, and
longevity, Antherium work well arranged with orchids or just simply
with tropical foliage.
It originated in South and Central America, and also grows naturally
in Hawaii and in Queensland, Australia. Antherium are one of the few
flowers that respond well to light misting, but not to refrigeration.
Antherium are available in shades of red, pink, white, brown and green.
The Antherium goes by the name Painters Palette, due to its one large
flat veined petal and tall spike, resembling the painting plate and
They are a popular choice for corporate offices or to decorate more