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Calathea Vittata How to Grow and Care Guide

Calathea Vittata | How to Grow and Care Guide

Calathea vittata is a highly sought after house plant, with distinct bands across its asymmetrical leaves adding a fresh zesty pop to any color room. Like any calathea, there are challenges to growing vittata that go beyond the basic “low maintenance plants they are sold as”, but overall they are easy to care for, provided […]

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Calathea Crocata – Eternal Flame Plant Growing Guide

Calathea Crocata – Eternal Flame Plant Growing Guide

Calathea crocata are the crinkly leaved, flowering calathea you see in garden centers, sold for their exquisite red foliage, with the added bonus of bright orange flowers.Calathea crocata take their common name from these flowers – Calathea eternal flame, thanks to their ability to flower repeatedly all year round in their natural habitat, but also […]

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Calathea Roseopicta (Goeppertia Roseopicta) Growing Guide

Calathea Roseopicta (Goeppertia Roseopicta) Growing Guide

Calathea roseopicta is an iconic species of houseplant grown all over the world for its vibrant two-tone leaves that bring warmth and excitement to any room. For many gardeners, Calathea roseopicta will be their first foray into house plant parenthood thanks to its supposed easy-going nature, but in this article, I want to dispel the myths […]

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Calathea Lutea (Cigar Plant) Growing and Care Guide

Calathea Lutea (Cigar Plant) Growing and Care Guide

Calathea lutea has always been a greenhouse plant for me but this year, after five years of caring for it, we had to make way for new plants and waved goodbye to our beautiful giant calathea to a home big enough to accommodate it. If you are ever lucky enough to grow Calathea lutea, you should […]

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Calathea Beauty Star Care and Growing Guide

Calathea Beauty Star Care and Growing Guide

Beauty Star is a gorgeous calathea with a bright pointed leaf that has retained its title within the genus Calathea despite many of its more iconic brothers and sisters being reclassified as Goeppertia. This true calathea is really easy to grow, and resilient to a lot of the common problems found in other calathea species.In […]

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Rattlesnake Plant How to Grow the Calathea Lancifolia

Rattlesnake Plant | How to Grow the Calathea Lancifolia

“Love of gardening is a seed, which once sown in mind, never dies.” Gardening is a beautiful and enriching task, especially if taken as a challenge. A task or hobby that requires a lot of love and care, especially when growing special or exotic plants.One such plant is the Rattlesnake Plant, a beautiful species native […]

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