Size (Can grow to)
Large 50cm - 1mtr
The Ctenanthe setosa is an evergreen perennial, native to Central and South America (primarily Brazil) and these species are commonly called Siler Star or Grey Star. They are grown for their attractive foliage. The Silver has elongated, rectangular shaped greyish leaves with a striking striped pattern on the top side of the leaf and a beautiful purple on the underside. The leaves grow atop tall, slender red stems. They are a fantastic plant because of their low maintenance requirements and the mature plants are excellent performers. Position in a partial to shaded position in your garden. If you have it indoors ensure there is good filtered light. They do best in well-draining soil. Watering when the top layer so soil starts to dry. Remeber to adjust the watering for the different seasons.
We also grow the Ctenanthe lubbersiana Golden Star and the Ctenanthe burle marxii as part of the Decorative Indoor Range
Don't forget to check out the other varieties of Ctenanthe we grow as part of the Easy Care Range