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A picture of a Homalomena 'Maggy'

Homalomena 'Maggy'

Homalomena rubescens 'Maggy'

Also known as

Queen of Hearts, Red Shield Plant, Shield Plant

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Full Shade
Moderate care
Moderate watering
Tender

H2

RHS hardiness

1°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

1.5m

Max

1m

50cm

Min

50cm

3 years to reach maturity

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

More images of Homalomena 'Maggy'

A close up of a green Homalomena rubescens 'Maggy' leaf
A pot of Homalomena rubescens 'Maggy' with green leaves and red stems in front of a white background

Homalomena 'Maggy' Overview

Homalomena rubescens 'Maggy' is a clump-forming, evergreen perennial cultivar from the Araceae family. Originating from moist, rainforest environments in Southern Asia, this plant produces attractive heart-shaped leaves and arum-like flowers on spikes near the base, usually hidden under the foliage. It is frost-tender, keep above freezing temperatures and away from cold draughts if grown indoors. Place in a position of partial sun and moist, well-draining soil high in organic matter for optimal growth.

How to propagate Homalomena 'Maggy'

Division

Divide in spring

Special features of Homalomena 'Maggy'

Attractive leaves