Black Magic Falmingo Lily
☘ Origin: Tropical Rainforests of Colombia, Guatemala and the Amazon region in Brazil
☘ Family: Araceae
☘ Botanical Name: Anthurium andraeanum
☘ Common Name(s): Flamingo Lily · Painter's Palette · Laceleaf
According to the legend, in fact in ancient Greece, the flowers of Anthurium were Cupid’s arrows who could make people fall in love. Despite the history of flower lovers, gifting an Anthurium in person shows the sincere, pure, strong feelings of friendship towards the recipient.
Tail-Flower: Anthurium comes from two Greek words 'Oura' and 'Anthos' which means a flower with a tail. It is called a tailflower because it has a long succulent inflorescence that resembles an animal's tail.
According to Feng Shui, Anthuriums are lucky plants and bring good luck in your relationships. Anthurium’s red heart shaped flower is not random, in fact it is associated with highest feelings of love and friendship.
Anthurium and is often called the world’s longest blooming plant. When properly cared for, Anthuriums can bloom year-round, with each bloom lasting between two and three months.
☘ Anthuriums are listed in NASA’s air purifying plants list.
☘ They are one of the best houseplants that purify indoor air.
☘ Their large, dark leaves suck up ammonia, formaldehyde, toluene and xylene, so they're a thoughtful present for a workplace (especially around copiers, printers or adhesives).