"Male Flower" - anthurium
Few people have heard of such a plant as "maleflower "room, but, oddly enough, it still exists, and it's an anthurium, also called" fucking tongue "," pig's tail "and even" flamingo-flower ".
It is this beautiful plant that is given a stronghalf of humanity, considering that it symbolizes strength, freedom, courage, life, love, passion. In a word, the "male flower" is the personification of everything that a strong person likes so much.
Mother Nature has everything balanced andbalanced. Anthurium, which is also called "male happiness", looks very nice next to another no less beautiful plant - spathiphyllum or, as they say, "women's happiness". Many florists arrange these two flowers in one bouquet, especially if they give it to a family holiday, a wedding anniversary, etc.
According to legend, an anturium should bringits owner good luck. "Male Flower", a photo of which immediately suggests the idea of its gender beginning, has a protruding cob and a bright red color that, on a background of dark green arrow-like or heart-shaped leaves, has a very original appearance.
Homeland of it is America, its southern andthe central parts. "Male flower" is thermophilic, as it grows in tropical climatic zones. In length this plant sometimes reaches half a meter. Its inflorescence has the shape of an ear, sometimes varying in white, pink or yellow.
"Male flower" is a rather whimsicalrepresentative of the flora, requiring attention and proper care. The most important thing when growing it is the right choice of the place where it should be placed. Anthurium does not tolerate direct sunlight, so scattered rays and even penumbra are the best conditions for it.
In winter, this plant needs a lot of heat and sun,which will become a pledge of its magnificent flowering in the spring. The optimum temperature for anthurium content is a temperature of at least +18 degrees. And this plant is very fond of moist air. Therefore, experts recommend spraying a "male flower" twice a day: in the mornings and evenings. To do this, the best solution is the air humidifier, because when the drops of water hit the inflorescence, and not only the leaves, the anthurium becomes stained.
Do not overdry or moisturizesoil. "Man's happiness" requires a moderate watering, since too much water in the pallet can lead to decay of the roots. It is better to water the flower every four days, in the winter, increasing the break up to a week.
Transplant "male flower" is not allowed more oftenonce a year, and only in the spring. Unlike many other plants, Anthurium tolerates transplant during flowering. However, in this case, it is necessary to carefully and carefully transfer the plant along with the earth around the roots in a new plant pot or plant. At the same time, it is possible to produce a division of the bush, separating more or less large branches.
In the room, this plant lives no morethree years, and if care for him will be at the appropriate level, then all this time the anthurium will please his master with beautiful and well-groomed large flowers.