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Earth Star
Cryptanthus zonatus


Rosette of stiff, finely toothed leaves which are reddish green with distinctive bands across the foliage; grows close to the soil line.

Plant Form or Habit: spreading

Plant Use: small foliage pot plant


Flower Color: not important

Blooming Period:

Height: several inches

Width: 6-9 inches

Foliage Texture: medium

Heat Tolerance: high

Water Requirements: low

Additional Comments: Bright light helps to maintain the color of the folage; plant does well in artificial light; does best with higher humidity levels; may propagate by dividing the offsets.


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