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Lil' Starfish Plant

Cryptanthus Ruby Star

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I'm mad about mist, if you mist me regularly I'll love you forever!


I can handle a little shade that's thrown my way, but I prefer to be in bright, indirect sunlight.


Everything in moderation is my motto, so I like to be watered little but often, keeping my soil moist.
Botanical name
Cryptanthus Ruby Star
Starfish Plant; Earth Star
Plant type
Indoor; Cryptanthus
Air purifying?
Plant height (including pot)
Pet/baby safe?
Growing Speed
Average grower - max height 20cm
Nursery pot size

Top tip

This small plant originates from the pineapple family and boasts incredible colour, so make sure to put it out on show for all to see.

About Lil' Starfish Plant

The Lil' Starfish Plant, scientifically known as Cryptanthus Ruby Star, is a petite wonder that adds a touch of celestial charm to your indoor garden. With its striking ruby-red foliage arranged in a star-like pattern, it's an eye-catching addition to any space. This Lil' Prick is perfect for those seeking an elegant yet low-maintenance plant companion.

It's a moderate grower, so you can enjoy its beauty without the need for constant attention. Plus, it's a friendly addition to households with pets and children. To ensure your Lil' Starfish Plant thrives, provide it with low to moderate indirect light and keep the soil consistently moist. These conditions mimic its natural habitat and keep it happy and healthy. Whether you're a seasoned plant parent or just starting your indoor garden journey, Cryptanthus Ruby Star is a star in its own right.

At Prickle, we're here to support your indoor gardening endeavors. If you have any questions about the Lil' Starfish Plant, feel free to reach out to us @prickleplantsuk.