Calathea Warscewiczii: The Beautiful Plant with a Tricky Name

Calathea warscewiczii, (pronounced vark-zeh-wik-ZEE-eye) is one of the largest Calathea plants and is native to Central and South America. As with all Calathea plants, it requires specific care conditions for it to thrive. Those who live in warm, humid climates will have the most success with the houseplant. Calathea Warscewiczii Appearance Calathea warscewiczii grows between … Read more

Calathea Vittata Care Tips You Should Know

Calathea vittata is considered one of the rarer types of Calathea plants. Native to South America Brazil, it thrives in lush rainforests under the tree canopy. For best results when growing these houseplants, try and mimic their natural environment.  Calathea Vittata Appearance Calathea vittata grows 2 feet (60 cm) tall with dark-green leaves decorated with … Read more

How To Care and Grow Calathea Orbifolia

Calathea orbifolia is native to South America and grows under the tree canopy in dappled sunlight. The orbifolia is suitable for outdoor growth in USDA zones 10 or higher. Calatheas make excellent houseplants provided their specific growing needs are met. Calathea Orbifolia Appearance Calathea orbifolia reaches 3 feet (1 m) tall and width. The plant’s … Read more

Calathea Lancifolia: Foliage to Fall For

Calathea lancifolia, also known as the  Rattlesnake plant, is native to Brazil. The plant experiences a moderate growth rate in the spring and summer months. While not considered a plant for beginner house plant enthusiasts, it is a rewarding challenge for those who provide the right growing conditions. Calathea Lancifolia Appearance Calathea lancifolia features wavy-edged … Read more

Fall in Love with the Velvety Foliage of Calathea Rufibarba

Calathea rufibarba originates from the rainforests of Brazil. The plant has the nicknames of Velvet Calathea and Furry Feather Calathea because of the leaves’ fuzzy undersides and long, wavy leaf edges. Rufibarba’s growth rate is slower than other varieties but growth is boosted with the help of fertilizer. Calathea Rufibarba Appearance Calathea rufibarba have two-toned, … Read more