Plant Care Painter's Palette
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Painter's Palette

4.5 out of 5 (143 experiences)

Painter's Palette has a Large, lush leaves plant personality Large, lush leaves
Painter's Palette has a Blooms easily plant personality Blooms easily

Also known as

flamingo flower, tailflower, painter's palette, laceleaf, Flamingo Flower Pink and Black Love

Taxonomy

Anthurium andraeanum
Anthurium
Araceae
Alismatales

What other plant parents say

Painter's Palette has a Large, lush leaves plant personality Large, lush leaves 71
Painter's Palette has a Blooms easily plant personality Blooms easily 67
Painter's Palette has a Survivor plant personality Survivor 63
Painter's Palette has a Fast grower plant personality Fast grower 52
Painter's Palette has a Browns easily plant personality Browns easily 28
Painter's Palette has a Easy to propagate plant personality Easy to propagate 13
Painter's Palette has a Pet friendly plant personality Pet friendly 5
Painter's Palette has a Pest magnet plant personality Pest magnet 3
Sarahsalith avatar on Greg, the plant care app Rating of the plant Painter's Palette named Anthurium (1 and 2) by Sarahsalith on Greg, the plant care app
08/28/2021

* This plants sits in my glass shower on an east-facing window shelf. I water it with rainwater about every 8 days or so.* I have two of these anthuriums. Each time I water them, I swap their spots…

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Mistedleavesandstone avatar on Greg, the plant care app Rating of the plant Painter's Palette named Kalil by Mistedleavesandstone on Greg, the plant care app
06/15/2021

I’ve had this anthurium for almost 10 years! Khalil means “loyal friend” (or so I read😂) and that’s exactly what this plant has been through the years. Last year I divided it into 4 more plantings an…

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@Vicc
San Francisco, California
Rating of the plant Painter's Palette named Anza by Vicc on Greg, the plant care app
06/10/2021

These exotic plants grow huge large lush green heart-shaped leaves year-round. However under-watering or direct sunlight will quickly brown the leaves. On the flip side, Growing the red or pink bloom…

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@6regina6
Tallinn, Harju maakond
Rating of the plant Painter's Palette named Gosha by 6regina6 on Greg, the plant care app
05/22/2021

I know that the problem is with me , but this type of plants don’t survive long in my hands:( I have them near humidifier, but it’s too much, when I move them farther , it’s too dry , and not enough …

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@Cmmnsnse
Pinellas Park, Florida
Rating of the plant Painter's Palette named Rah Swish by Cmmnsnse on Greg, the plant care app
04/23/2021

Rah might not be as popular or well known as his brethren, his natural beauty he work rate are the equal to anything one might compare to Rah. Rather than sulk in self pity, Rah is happily content wi…

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@Athena61
Minneapolis, Minnesota
Rating of the plant Painter's Palette named Robin by Athena61 on Greg, the plant care app
04/27/2021

Isn’t she a beauty?! What’s not to love about this plant. The flowers are long lasting, and the leaves are a deep glossy green. I mist this plant daily just so that I can spend some quality time che…

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@Greg
Los Angeles, California
Rating of the plant Painter's Palette named 赵子龙 by Greg on Greg, the plant care app
04/30/2021

She’s a beauty. She grows very quickly if you give her consistent care (i.e. good amount of water and sunlight). I got this for myself on Valentine’s Day because ladies we need to love ourselves 💅🏼

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@Faithplants
Norwich, England
Rating of the plant Painter's Palette named Taylor Swift by Faithplants on Greg, the plant care app
05/17/2021

Now this is one of my newest plants but I just think she is so gorgeous and I think would look great in your home. I have read that they like humidity and bright indirect sunlight.

Skylarkrune avatar on Greg, the plant care app Rating of the plant Painter's Palette named Val by Skylarkrune on Greg, the plant care app
06/18/2021

My partner got me this for Valentine’s Day and I basically killed it. Watered it well for a couple of weeks and she came right back and then bloomed a few times!

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@Honeyyvoiced
Kenosha, Wisconsin
Rating of the plant Painter's Palette named Misfit by Honeyyvoiced on Greg, the plant care app
08/11/2021

I named this little dude misfit bc the shop labeled him a clearance plAnt because he didn’t get enough light. These plants need LOTS of filtered light to survive

How to care for Painter's Palette

Water

How often to water your Painter's Palette

Water needs for Painter's Palette
0.5 cups
every 9

Painter's Palette needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot.

Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.

Calculate water needs of Painter's Palette

Water 0.5 cups every
9

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

Select the pot size

5"
Light

Check the growing potential in your area

A plant's growing potential is determined from its location, the time of year, and current local weather.

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Finding light for Painter's Palette in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Painter's Palette: 3ft from a window
3ft or less from
a window

Painter's Palette may have difficulty thriving, and will drop leaves 🍃, without ample sunlight.

Place it less than 3 feet from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth.

Select your region to see how the current weather in your area affects the placement of Painter's Palette in your home 🏡.

Nutrients

How to fertilize Painter's Palette

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for Painter's Palette: repot after 2X growth

Most potting soils come with ample nutrients which plants use to produce new growth.

By the time your plant has depleted the nutrients in its soil it’s likely grown enough to need a larger pot anyway.

To replenish this plant's nutrients, repot your Painter's Palette after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

Care Summary for Painter's Palette

Painter's Palette

Painter's Palette


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 9 days

Placement

< 3ft from a window

Nutrients

Repot after 2x growth

Based on the 4” pot your plant is in, and that it doesn’t get direct sunlight.

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