Syngonanthus chrysanthus ‘Mikado’® or simply Mikado is a Dutch cultivar from a little grass from Brazilian coastal plains.
It’s a cute little plant that grows in a rosette of about 8 cm in diameter with leaves of about 10 cm long and flowers up to 20 cm height.
The flowers appear on top of stalks, first as a golden bud then as creamy white buttons. Flowering takes place all year round. Dried flower stalks can be removed easily.
It’s a marsh plant so you need to keep it wet at all times. It is also suitable for a paludarium or terrarium.
Mix of peat, compost and sand
Morass plant: it needs to be wet at all times.
Universal fertilizer, monthly in spring and summer
Room temperature, minimum 15 °C