How to Care for Calathea Plants

Hi I am buying a plant and would like to know its name and how to care for it,

Hi Cynthia,

Your plant is a Calathea rufibarba. There are so many different varieties of calathea beautiful unique leaves and interesting flowers. Here is a Rattlesnake Calathea, a lanata calathea, and a crocata variety.

Rattlesnake Calathea has long, green leaves with dark decorative spots

Calathea Lancifolia
Rattlesnake Calathea

Pink flower on Calathea lanata

Calathea Lanata

You can read all about Calatheas in the Popular Houseplant section of the website The picture is of a totally different variety but the care is the same.



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