The renowned Tropical Bloom Anthurium is a native of the tropical zones of North Argentina, Uruguay and Mexico. Called as the Tail Flower (In Greek 'Anthurium' = Tail Flower), Anthurium is a radiant red Blossom with a heart-like pattern. This Bloom grows as a bulged-out covering from a fleshy spike which contains the real tiny Blooms. For this bulging-out shape and for the glowing red hue, this Bloom, also entitled as the Flamingo Flower, looks like a Colourful human tongue and thus is further given the name of Painted Tongue. Tail Flower out-Blooms in nature in the red shade, but can be bred in nearly every shade of red. The tall stems of the Anthurium Flowering plant reach the scale of almost 15-20 inches, in accordance with the dimension of the bulged-out covering, that is more larger the covering is , more taller is the stem. The stems are also of chromatic design such as yellowish, orangish, greenish, whitish and pinkish. Flamingo Flower is very much preferred in the market of cut Flowers given to its long-running vase life of 6 weeks. But one thing should be kept in mind that the Tail Flower is a seriously poisonous Bloom whose touch given itching feeling to skin and whose by-chance consumption can become the cause of grave stomach ailments.
Flamingo Flower requires land that is well-drenched and is organically enriched to thrive and can be harvested by any of these 4 processes of seeds, fertilization, tissue culture and vegetative reproduction. The method of mulching is the cardinal requirement for cultivating of the Tail Flower plants. Anthurium Beautiful Charming Assorted Seasonal Flower
grows good in ambiences with sufficient indirect light, but cannot live under direct sunlight as its leaves become burnt under direct sunlight. One more criteria required for the nurture of the Painted Tongue is balancing the right time-gap in-between giving water to it and allowing its roots to get dry. Less water withers the roots and hampers growth of the Flamingo Flower plants and excess water rots the roots. Hence the correct balance is highly required. Holland is the largest cultivator and exporter of the Anthuriums as covetable house plants.
In India, the state of Mizoram observes the out-Blooming of the Painted Tongue Blossom during the months of September and October through a 3 day cultural fete of Flower show, art fair, tribal dances and music and fashion ceremonies. Mizoram's Reiek Village, located at the foothills of the Reiek Mountain in Mizoram, plays host to this fiesta that is recognized as the Anthurium festival.