Beautiful Blooming Houseplants: Brazilian Fireworks

Deep red flower bracts develop lavender flowers in late spring and summer. As the flowers start to fade, it can actually shoot its small black seeds across a room! After blooming, the leaves are a beautiful green marked with silver.

Name: Porphyrocoma pohliana

Size: 1 foot tall and 2 feet wide

Growing tips:

  • Medium to bright light
  • 65-80 degrees F
  • Evenly moist soil
  • Can sometimes be grown outdoors in a shade garden