Calathea for sale – Easy plant to grow, mostly grown for the ornamental leaves, planting in spring to summer in cold area and hot weather all year, better to buy plant or another option to start from seeds yet more challenging.
Calathea – information before buying:
Growing information: perennial plant, growing hardiness zone: 10+, but mostly grown as house plant, water needed – average amount, light conditions – full shade, height: 30-60cm, 1-2 feet
Leaves color green, purple, green with purple or white stripes, white-green or purple-black with green, can be with like “burning marks”, under the leaves can be in green, red or purple color, the leaves in elliptic shape.
Blooming can be all year in beehive shaped flowers that appear in yellow, orange, white, pink color.
Alternative names: Prayer plants, Calatheas