House Plant

Calathea (aka Calathea Orbifolia)

  • Location:

    I originate in the tropic Americas
  • Looks:

    My foliage comes in many different shapes and sizes with some really quite exciting patterns.
  • Height:

    30-90cm depending on which variety I am
  • Environment:

    I like things to be warm and humid and a little shady. Avoid drafts and temperature changes at all cost
  • Flowers:

    I won't flower
  • Grooming:

    If my foliage turns yellow and dies off, I may be in too much sun, move me to somewhere with less direct sunlight
  • Life Span:

    I can last a few years with the right care and I am well worth the effort
  • Feeding:

    I prefer my soil to be moist at all times
  • Fact:

    In Bolivia I am known as a prayer plant. I can also help to purify the air in your home
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