The Crossandra has its origins in India, Malaysia, Sri Lanka and Madagascar. The plant is mainly used in India for the implementation of different traditions. The flowers are used for her decoration. The strong, non-scented, flowers are very popular due to their bright color and good shelf life.
Our breeder has developed a selection of Crossandra that is stronger than the existing varieties. In addition, the flowers are more intense in color and the leaves shine even more. We have named this species Crossandra Fortuna.
Crossandra belongs to the Acanthaceae family. The flowering period of the plant starts in the spring and ends in the fall. To keep the plant looking beautiful it is advisable to remove dead flowers regularly. The plant loves sunlight but try to avoid the plant getting in full sunlight. The plant requires regular wetting. The plant needs less water in the winter months.
It is recommended to fertilize the crossandra a few times a year.