The Mikado plant, a tropical native of the swamps of Brazil, is a perennial. If maintained with moist soil and indirect sun, the plant can bloom year-round. Each yellow and white flower will last up to 10 weeks.
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Based in Rhode Island, Cindy Dixon has been writing since 1995. Her articles appear in “Weeder's Weekly” magazine and design journals. Dixon previously served as an editor for a international parenting site and was a copywriter for a Fortune 500 company. She holds a Bachelor of Arts in graphic design from Rhode Island College.