Beautiful variegated foliage
Pink tinged foliage when young
Looks great in the home or conservatory
Cryptanthus bivittatus 'Pink Starlight' is a colourful variety of the Earth Star or Starfish Plant, as it is better known. The tapering foliage is variegated bronze and pink when young, before slowly maturing to dark olive green and pink. These unusual tropical bromeliads are ideal for bringing a bright splash of colour to your terrarium, where it will gradually form a pleasing star-shaped rosette of leaves. Cryptanthus enjoys a bright spot, away from the scorch of strong sunlight. This Bromeliad is perfectly adapted to high humidity, so it makes a superb choice for the kitchen or bathroom! Height: 15cm (6"). Spread: 20cm (8").
Please note: Some houseplants are toxic or harmful to pets if ingested. If you believe your pet has consumed a poisonous plant then seek veterinary attention immediately. Take a sample of the plant with you.
Plant height and spread is seasonal therefore we list by pot size rather than a defined plant size. The height and spread of the plant delivered will vary depending on the season, meaning arrival images are an indication only.
Height Up to 15cm (6in)
Spread Up to 20cm (8in)
sun or semi shade
1 x 5.5cm potted cryptanthus plant (KB2117)
Seeds and garden supplies will normally be delivered within the time period stated against each product as detailed above. Plants, bulbs, corms, tubers, shrubs, trees, potatoes, etc. are delivered at the appropriate time for planting or potting on. Delivery times will be stated on the product page above, or in your order acknowledgement page and email.
Orders for packets of seed incur a delivery charge of £2.99.
Orders which include any other products will incur a delivery charge of £4.99.
Where an order includes both packets of seeds and other products, a maximum delivery charge of £6.99 will apply - regardless of the number of items ordered.
Large items may incur a higher delivery charge - this will be displayed in your shopping basket.
Please see our Delivery page for further details, and more information on different charges that may apply to certain destinations.
For more information on how we send your plants please visit our Helpful Guide on plant sizes.
Van Meuwen strives to ensure that all its plants are delivered to you in the perfect condition for planting. Sadly, the time it takes to deliver to certain locations in the UK means that we can't guarantee this, so regretfully we are unable to ship live plants to the following areas: HS, IV41-IV49, IV51, IV55-56, KW15-KW17, PA34, PA41-48, PA60-PA78, PA80, PH40-PH44, TR21-TR24, ZE1-ZE3
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