Monolena primulaeflora

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Monolena primulaeflora is an unusual tropical plant, known for its attractive foliage and unusual flowers. It's nicknamed the ant plant, as it shelters certain species of ants in the wild. It features glossy green leaves and a distinctive flower stalk that produces bright pink or red flowers. Monolena primulaeflora is often grown as a houseplant for its exotic appearance and colorful flowers.

Origin: Native to the tropical rainforests of Central and South America, it is adapted to a warm, humid environment.
Growth: This plant has a moderate growth habit and forms a low rosette of leaves. It is often grown in pots and can be an excellent choice for terrariums.
Flowers: Monolena primulaeflora's flowers are one of its most remarkable features. They appear on upright flower stems and can last for several weeks. Flowering can take place at different times of the year indoors.
Light: Prefers bright indirect light, but can tolerate moderate light. Avoid direct sunlight, which can burn the leaves.
Watering: Requires regular watering, keeping the soil evenly moist. As an understory plant, it prefers a moist environment, but without water stagnation.
Substrate: A well-draining mix is important. A houseplant mix is suitable.
Temperature: Prefers moderate to warm temperatures and high humidity. Protect from extremely cold temperatures and drafts.
Toxicity: Non-toxic.

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