Brighamia insignis (Hawaiian Palm, Alula)
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Brighamia insignis, also known as the Hawaiian Palm or the Alula, is a stunning and rare plant that is sure to add a touch of tropical beauty to any home. This plant is native to the Hawaiian Islands, where it grows in rocky crevices and on cliffsides.
In the wild, Brighamia insignis is known for its long, slender stem and striking, trumpet-shaped flowers that range in colour from white to pale yellow. The leaves are fleshy and succulent, with a unique, silvery-grey hue that adds to the plant's exotic appearance.
To care for Brighamia insignis in your home, it's important to provide it with bright, indirect light and well-draining soil. Water sparingly, allowing the soil to dry out between waterings, as overwatering can lead to root rot. The plant is also sensitive to temperature fluctuations, so keep it away from drafts and extreme temperatures.
Styling Brighamia insignis in your home is a breeze, as its unique appearance lends itself well to a variety of decor styles. Its long stem and compact size make it perfect for small spaces, while its striking appearance can add interest to any room. Place it in a decorative pot or planter to showcase its unique foliage, or let it stand on its own as a statement piece.
In summary, Brighamia insignis is a rare and beautiful plant that is sure to add a touch of tropical beauty to any home. With proper care and attention, it will thrive and bring joy for years to come.
If you’d like to give Brighamia insignis as an indoor plant gift, we’ll include a free, handwritten card with your order - just fill in your gift message at the basket stage of the checkout, and we’ll arrange it all. No giveaway paperwork, either!
Brighamia insignis care level
This is a really easy-care plant, suitable for beginners.
Where should I put it?
It likes high or direct light, so a sunny spot.Avoid heat sources and draughts.
How should I water it?
Water only when the soil becomes dry - you can tell by poking a finger in a couple of inches.
Should I feed it?
You can feed in the summer months - try our vegan, organic plant food!
What size is it?
W12cm x H35cm
All our plants are supplied in a plastic nursery pot