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Anthurium scherzerianum

Phonetic Spelling
an-THUR-ee-um sher-zer-ee-AY-num
This plant has low severity poison characteristics.
See below
Description

'Flamingo Flower' is a houseplant with showy red and yellow flowers and attractive green leaves.  It is native to tropical Costa Rica.  

See this plant in the following landscape:
Cultivars / Varieties:
Tags:
#showy flowers#poisonous#red flowers#interiorscape#spadix#houseplants#problem for cats#problem for dogs#problem for horses#tropical feel
 
Cultivars / Varieties:
Tags:
#showy flowers#poisonous#red flowers#interiorscape#spadix#houseplants#problem for cats#problem for dogs#problem for horses#tropical feel
  • Attributes:
    Genus:
    Anthurium
    Species:
    scherzerianum
    Family:
    Araceae
    Life Cycle:
    Perennial
    Country Or Region Of Origin:
    Costa Rica
  • Whole Plant Traits:
    Plant Type:
    Houseplant
  • Cultural Conditions:
    USDA Plant Hardiness Zone:
    10b, 10a, 11b, 11a, 12b, 12a
  • Flowers:
    Flower Color:
    Gold/Yellow
    Orange
    Red/Burgundy
    Flower Inflorescence:
    Spadix
    Flower Value To Gardener:
    Showy
    Flower Description:
    Red or orange spathe and coiled yellow spadix.
  • Leaves:
    Hairs Present:
    No
  • Stem:
    Stem Is Aromatic:
    No
  • Landscape:
    Problems:
    Problem for Cats
    Problem for Dogs
    Problem for Horses
  • Poisonous to Humans:
    Poison Severity:
    Low
    Poison Symptoms:
    Oral irritation, pain and swelling of mouth, tongue, and lips, excessive drooling, vomiting (not horses), difficulty swallowing
    Poison Toxic Principle:
    Insoluble calcium oxalates
    Causes Contact Dermatitis:
    No