Stromanthe sanguinea or Stromanthe thalia, known as tricolor stromanthe, is a plant species native to the Brazilian rainforest. It is a common houseplant in temperate climates for its striking variegated leaves and purple underside of its leaves.
Thalia sanguinea full, vibrant plants will grow two to three feet high and one to two feet across at maturity with the proper care. It belongs to the family Marantaceae. Native to the jungles of Brazil, lush plant features elegant pointed green leaves splashed with pale green, cream, and pink on top and colored a deep pink, maroon, or magenta underneath. As a member of the prayer plant family along with marantas and calatheas, your triostar stromanthe will naturally fold up its leaves at night, showing off their striking pink undersides.