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Pleiostachya pruinosa, Maranta pruinosa , Wheat Calathea, Platanillo

Pleiostachya pruinosa, Maranta pruinosa

Wheat Calathea, Platanillo
Family: Marantaceae
Origin: Central America
Large shrub 5-10 ftSemi-shadeRegular waterOrnamental foliageRed/crimson/vinous flowers

This plant has been called Wheat Calathea for its inflorescence, which is reminiscent of Wheat and carries small purple flowers.


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Pleiostachya pruinosa, Maranta pruinosa , Wheat Calathea, Platanillo


Link to this plant:
https://toptropicals.com/catalog/uid/pleiostachya_pruinosa.htm