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Calathea loeseneri, Brazilian Star Calathea

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 Calathea loeseneri
Family: Marantaceae
Brazilian Star Calathea
Origin: Peru, Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador and Bolivia
Small shrub 2-5 ftShadeSemi-shadeRegular waterPink flowersWhite/off-white flowersOrnamental foliageAttracts butterflies, hummingbirds

This Brazilian Calathea is one of the very few with showy flowers. The large leaves are quite attractive and they remind of a peacock ginger (Kaempferia). The leaves are light green with a white midrib. The white/pinkish flowers are 3" produced on long stems. The blooms are very showy above the foliage. This is a rarely offered plant. Makes an excellent container plant for shady locations.


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 Calathea loeseneri, Brazilian Star Calathea

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Calathea loeseneri, Brazilian Star Calathea

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Calathea loeseneri, Brazilian Star Calathea

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This Brazilian Calathea is one of the very few with showy flowers. The large leaves are quite attractive and they remind of a peacock ginger (Kaempferia). The leaves are light green with a white midrib. The white/pinkish flowers are 3" produced on long stems. The blooms are very showy above the foliage. This is a rarely offered plant. Makes an excellent container plant for shady locations.
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Grown in 10"/3 gal pot

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