Cryptanthus praetextus grow and care – leaf plant bromeliads of the genus Cryptanthus also known as Starfish Plant or Earth Star, Cryptanthus praetextus perennial evergreen used as ornamental plant, can grow in subtropics, mediterranean, tropic climate or indoor as houseplant and growing in hardiness zone 10b+ and can grow with overwinter care in hardiness zone 10a.

Cryptanthus praetextus leaves & flower

Leaves color can be: green, pink, white, yellow, can be more than one color, with darker line in the middle, leaf linear and sharp in the edge, leaves grow in rosette structure.

Flower color green or white, the flowers grow in the inner part of the plant in crown structure.

Cryptanthus praetextus for sale – Seeds or Plants to Buy

Categories

Blooming Seasons
  • Autumn flowers
  • Summer flowers
Flower colors
  • Green flower
  • White flower
Climate
  • Mediterranean Climate
  • Subtropics Climate
  • Tropics Climate
Leaf color
  • Pink leaves
  • White leaves
  • Yellow leaf
Ornamental parts
  • Ornamental flower
  • Ornamental leaves
  • Ornamental plant
Plant growing speed
  • Average growing plants
  • Slow growing plants
Plant life-form
  • Bromeliad
  • Evergreen
  • Leaf plant
  • Perennial plant
Plant Uses
  • Colored leaves
  • Indoor plants
  • Ornamental plants
Planting Season
  • Autumn Planting
  • Spring Planting
  • Summer planting
Plants sun exposure
  • Shade Plants
Watering plants
  • Regularly water
Hardiness zone
  • Hardiness zone 10
  • Hardiness zone 11
  • Hardiness zone 12
  • Hardiness zone 13