• The scientific name for this plant, Pedilanthustithymaloides, means foot-shaped flower.
  • Pronounced as Pedi-lan-thus.
  • Commonly known as Devil’s Backbone.
  • In an effort to describe the blooms, devil’s backbone has been called red bird flower, Persian lady slipper and Japanese poinsettia.
  • It makes a superb houseplant with its tall stems, alternate leaves and colourful “flowers” which are actually bracts or modified leaves.
  • Keep the soil lightly moist until the stems root. Then repot the new plants in a good houseplant potting soil.
  • This houseplant likes bright indirect sunlight.

Water the plants when the top few inches of soil feel dry. Keep it only moderately moist, yet not soggy.

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Weight 1.140 kg
Dimensions 27 × 27 × 22 cm
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