Calathea along with Maranta and Stromanthe are part of the family Marantaceae. This group of tropical foliage plants features richly colored and patterned leaves, and many species stay small in pots for years.
The leaf tufts with markings a peacock could crow about, silky-velvet or iridescent sheens that outshine the gowns at a coronation ball. They are reluctant to flower but nobody cares.
Featuring striking, striped foliage, Ctenanthe Burle-Marxii [ten-AN-thee] is an interesting houseplant and perfect for rooms without direct sun. As an evergreen plant, the leaves remain on display throughout the year.
The Rattlesnake Plant Calathea Lancifolia [ka-LAY-thee-uh] [lan-sih-FOH-lee-uh] has a striking appearance that stands out when placed among a variety of other plants. The lance-shaped leaves with dark alternating dark green
Known as the peacock plant – Calathea makoyana [kal-luhth-EE-uh, mack-oy-AY-nuh] are attractive, colorful foliage plants hailing from Africa, Central America, South America, and the West Indies. There are more than
Calathea Roseopicta [ka-LAY-thee-uh, ro-see-oh-PIK-tuh] is a stunning evergreen perennial plant from the Calathea plant family Marantaceae. The Marantaceae family is generally referred to by the common name the prayer plant