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Calathea roseopicta ‘Illustris’
Dark leaves with striking pink markings. Large leaves mean this is an excellent air purifying plant.
- Other names: Prayer Plant
- Useful to know: Safe around pets and children
- Eventual height: Can grow up to 90cm
- Origins: Tropical Americas
Calathea Care Sheet
Light: Plenty of indirect, bright light. Can tolerate some shade, but colour may fade. Keep above 15°c, and away from draughts
Water: Keep soil damp at all times, but not soggy. Water little and often, and allow excess water to drain
Soil/Nutrition: Well-draining houseplant potting mix, feed monthly in spring and summer
Humidity: Thrives in high humidity, so mist regularly, or place on a pebble tray to increase humidity. Also an ideal bathroom plant
Pruning and propagation: Remove old, faded leaves and keep mature leaves dust free by wiping with a damp cloth. Propagate via root divisions in spring and summer
Experience Level: Moderate
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