by PithayaPyrrhula: Nov 17, 2020 9:09 AM: 1: Stromanthe Triostar Dying by csrxvi: Nov 9, 2020 6:13 PM: 0: Destroyed this by Hg: Oct 8, 2020 8:49 AM: 19: Stromanthe Triostar leaf brownings? Stromanthe triostar is a beautiful plant that brings a dash of color and nature in any roo. Stromanthe Triostar Plants … Prayer plants losing colour on the underside of their leaves - why? These plants tend to be drama queens at times. The correct cultivar name for this colorful cream, pink, green and maroon leafed plant is 'Triostar' but most American sources offer it as "Tricolor." Keep a consistent watering schedule–water when the top 1”-2” of the soil is dry. LightIt loves bright rooms away from direct sun WaterKeep the soil slightly moist. AKA stromanthe sanguinea triostar AKA magenta triostar. Increase the amount of light your plant is getting; move closer to a window or in to a south facing room. Stromanthe Triostar £34. Provide indirect bright light. It can grow in lower light settings but this may cause it to lose its colored variegation. With the right stromanthe plant care, the ‘Triostar’ can reach 2 to 3 feet in height and 1 to 2 feet across. Growing Stromanthe Sanguine. If you accidentally let your Stromanthe’s soil dry out completely, you may … Mist the leaves regularly to boost humidity. and is caused by changes in water pressure in the nodes located at the leaf base. Be sure you’re not over or underwatering your plant. ... it up, it can be a light problem or the soil problem (lack of nutrients). The STROMANTHE TRIOSTAR. But, I’m 99% sure that the light is causing variegation … Stromanthe sanguinea care. A member of the prayer plant family, the Stromanthe Triostar or Magenta Triostar boasts colorful leaves that almost appear to be painted by Mother Nature herself. Your Stromanthe prefers soil that is consistently moist. The plant in question is a variegated selection of a tropical plant from Brazil called Stromanthe sanguinea. Losing variegation. Once you know what to look for, the difference between a Stromanthe Triostar and Ctenanthe Tricolour become super obvious (and we cover what a Calathea Triostar is too). To grow a Stromanthe Triostar keep in mind the following: Water it once a week to keep the soil moist. ... losing color, turning brown, making the plant susceptible to disease, etc. Avoid too much water which could make the soil soggy. Water: Allow this plant to dry out just slightly between waterings. If you get your hands on the 'wrong' one you may be disappointed - and may have paid 'too much' (no such thing as too much if that's what it's worth to you though - no judgement!). This action is known as nyctinasty. Stromanthe sanguinea is a member of the prayer plant family and shares many characteristics with its ‘cousins’, such as the equally beautiful rose painted prayer plant.It’s naturally found in Brazilian rainforests, which gives us some care indications: due to light being blocked by large trees, rainforest plants don’t appreciate direct sun. Learning how to grow a stromanthe is not complicated, but you must commit to providing regular humidity when growing the Stromanthe ‘Triostar’ plant. Don’t be alarmed if you wake up one morning and find your nerve plant looking wilted and almost dead. Best kept in bright, indirect light. My green, white and pink leaves make me a real show stopper - while I can be a little bit of a diva to look after, I assure you I am worth it! Commonly known as: Triostar This stunning plant with pink variegation is from the prayer plant family (Maranta species), and follows the same open and close circadian rythm in their leaves. 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