The Crossandra has its origin in India, Malaysia, Sri Lanka and Madagascar. The plant is mainly used in India in performing various traditions. The flowers are used for its decoration. The strong, non-scented flowers are very popular because of their bright color and good shelf life.
Our breeder has developed his own variety of Crossandra through selection, which is stronger than the existing varieties. In addition, the flowers are more intense in color and the leaves are even more shiny. We have named this species Crossandra Fortuna.
Crossandra belongs to the Acanthaceae family. The flowering period of the plant begins in the spring and ends in the fall. To keep the plant looking beautiful, it is recommended to remove dead flowers regularly. The plant likes sunlight but try to avoid putting the plant in full sunlight. The plant requires regular moistening. In the winter months, the plant needs less water.
It is recommended to fertilize the Crossandra a few times a year.