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Calathea rufibarba, Velvet Calathea, Fuzzy Pheasant Feather, Furry Feather

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Calathea rufibarba
Family: Marantaceae
Velvet Calathea, Fuzzy Pheasant Feather, Furry Feather
Origin: Brasil
Small shrub 2-5 ftShadeSemi-shadeRegular waterModerate waterOrnamental foliageYellow/orange flowers

The under side of the foliage, along with the stems are rich burgundy in color. The stems are covered with fine purplish-brown hairs. The upper foliage of Calathea rufibarba is semi-glossy, and olive green in color.

Place your Calathea rufibarba in bright filtered or indirect light.

Keep the Calathea's soil moist but not soggy. It is very beneficial to place your Calathea rufibarba on a pebble tray to increase the humidity level near the plant, but do not allow the plant to sit in water as this will cause root rot. Because of their tropical climate requirements, Calatheas work very well in terrariums.


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