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Goeppertia zebrina, Calathea zebrina, Calathea

Goeppertia zebrina, Calathea zebrina

Family: Marantaceae
Origin: Central America, El Salvador to Panama
Small shrub 2-5 ftSemi-shadeKeep soil moistWhite/off-white flowersBlue/lavender/purple flowersOrnamental foliage

Mostly grown in gardens for the handsomely patterned foliage. Calathea prefers moist, shady, jungle-like conditions in a garden and is also often grown as potted specimens. When it is used as a house plant, the leaves should be sprayed with water several times a week. Propagation is by root division. Water with soft water. Keep uniform high humidity and temperature.

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Calathea zebrina - Zebra Plant

This variety has velvety patterned ovate leaves which are light green in color with darker green stripes, like Zebra stripes. The underside of the leaves are purple and not always visible because leaves grow horizontally (although some will curve or grow more upright).

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This item is certified for shipping to California.
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10"/3 gal pot, large plant
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