Calathea loeseneri – Brazilian Star Calathea (6″ pot)

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This Brazilian Calathea is one of the very few with showy flowers. The large leaves are quite attractive and they remind me of a peacock ginger (Kaempferia). This is a rarely offered tropical plant.

Ships in 6″ pot. Does not come with flowers.

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Description

This Brazilian Calathea is one of the very few with showy flowers. The large leaves are quite attractive and they remind me of a peacock ginger (Kaempferia). The long leaves are light green with a white midrib. The white/pinkish flowers are 3″ wide produced on long stems. The blooms are very showy above the foliage and it blooms quite frequently. This is a rarely offered plant that you don’t see in everyone’s garden.

FAMILY : Marantaceae
ORIGIN : Brazil, Peru, Bolivia, Colombia, etc.
MATURE SIZE : 2′-3′
LIGHT : shade, filtered light
WATER : keep moist
MIN. TEMP. : mid 30’s F for a short period of time
FLOWER : throughout the year, white with pink/lavender

Additional information

Weight 5 lbs
Dimensions 6 × 9 × 24 in
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