The anthurium flowers say it all!
The heart-shaped crimson-red anthuriums may be
the ultimate gift to someone very dear! Or even to bring back for
yourself as a souvenir of your sun-kissed holidays on our island
The plant itself is on average 30cms high and is grown
in the shade, away from the glaring sun in nurseries. Even
though there is no particular fragrance to the anthurims, they
are very popular amongst locals for its capacity to last for more
than 7-10 days in water.
The colours of anthuriums vary from satin white to
morning-dew pink to frosted pink, and from bright orange to crimson-red.
The leaves of the anthuriums are also heart-shaped, though wider
Mauritius is a major exporter of anthurium and andreanum
flowers towards South Africa, Europe and Australia.
Picked first thing in the morning, the anthuriums are sold in fresh
packs, able to preserve the flowers for at least 4 days, without
Tip: Check beforehand with
your local immigration if fresh flowers are allowed into your country.