Calathea orbifolia is a very elegant Calathea with its large disc shaped leaves that drape beautifully over each other. The leaves have neat alternate stripes of translucent green and silvery green. The plant gives a modern, fresh feel to any space.
Calathea is a genus in the Marantaceae family, also known as the Prayer Plant family, so named because plants in this family ‘open’ and ‘close’ their leaves over the course of day and night. They are sought-after for their beautiful foliage that is frequently described as ‘hand-painted’. Originating from the tropical Americas, Calatheas are typically found along the forest floors, hence they are well adapted to low light conditions. They also prefer high humidity. You can achieve this with regularly misting, running a humidifier nearby, or grouping your plants closer together.
Available in nursery pot (D14cm). Plant height including pot approx 22cm.
Light: medium to bright shade
Water: Water when surface is dry
Humidity: Average to high
Medium: Well-draining soil. We recommend our Tropical Rainforest Ground Potting Mix
Product photo shown is for reference only. Actual plant colour, type, size and arrangement may differ from photo. As no two plants are alike, do expect its natural variation from the photos. This product comes in a standard plastic nursery pot
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