Calathea ornata pinstripe

Calathea
Compare

It is a species of perennial plant in the family known as the prayer plants.

669.00

Category:

Description

With this purchase you will get:

Calathea ornata pinstripe, Calathea ornata (Pink stripes) Plant
10 inch Grower Round Plastic Pot (White)

Description for Calathea ornata pinstripe, Calathea ornata (Pink stripes)

Plant height: 5 – 9 inches
Plant spread: 5 – 9 inches

Calathea zebra plants are natives of Brazil and their bright green leaves can be boldly striped in white, yellow or pink in a striking feather-like pattern that is sure to catch the eye.

The leaf of the Pin-Stripe Calathea grows at the end of long stems. This is a plant that has leaves with a pattern that could be considered as feathered and in some cases, it has a pink hue to it.

Common name(s): Zebra plant, striped, pin-stripe, or pin-stripe Calathea
Flower colours: 
Bloom time: 
Max reachable height: 3 to 6 feet
Difficulty to grow: Easy

Planting and care

Sunlight: Diffused light
Soil: Holds moisture but is also well draining. A good potting mix consists of one part soil, two parts peat moss and two parts perlite.
Water: Regular small amounts of water during the growing seasons as soon as the surface starts to dry up.
Temperature: Temperatures above 55 degrees F (13 degrees C) to survive and temperatures around 70 degrees F (21 degrees C) to thrive.
Fertilizer: Fertilize occasionally with a half-strength solution of liquid fertilizer.

Caring for Calathea ornata pinstripe

  • Wet feet is probably the major cause of failure when growing zebra indoor plants.
  • A lack of water, however, will cause leaves to curl.
  • Humidity is the next problem to be conquered when growing zebras indoors.
  • Plants should be misted several times a week.

Additional information

Scientific name

Calathea

Reviews

There are no reviews yet.

Only logged in customers who have purchased this product may leave a review.