Homalomena rubescens 'Maggy'
Also known as
Red Shield Plant, Shield Plant
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3 years to reach maturity
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Homalomena 'Maggy' Overview
Homalomena rubescens 'Maggy' is a clump-forming, evergreen perennial cultivar from the Araceae family. Originating from moist, rainforest environments in Southern Asia, this plant produces attractive heart-shaped leaves and arum-like flowers on spikes near the base, usually hidden under the foliage. It is frost-tender, keep above freezing temperatures and away from cold draughts if grown indoors. Place in a position of partial sun and moist, well-draining soil high in organic matter for optimal growth.
How to propagate Homalomena 'Maggy'
Divide in spring