Calathea picturata

Botanical Name: Calathea picturata

Phonetic: Kuh-Lath-EE-uh Pik-Tur-ah-tuh

Common Name(s): Peacok Plant

Family: Marantaceae
Origin: South America, Venezuela
Plant Type: Herbaceous perennial
Persistence: Evergreen

Leaf Type: Simple
Number of Leaflets:
Leaf Color: Dark green and variegated with silver band around the edges, red underside
Fall Color: –
Texture: Coarse
Density: Medium
Bloom Season: Mid summer
Flower Color(s): White, near white

Exposure: Light shade, full shade
USDA: 10-11
Climate Zone(s): 
Growth Rate:               
Height: 12-18 inches
Spread: 9-12 inches
Hydrozone: Medium
Soil: Well-drained and loose soil structure

Features: Attractive foliage
Uses: Houseplant, tropical look, specimen

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