What Is A Good Calathea Fertilizer?

Calathea fertilizer

Nothing beats relaxing on a warm summer’s evening, sipping a mint julep or other relaxing drink and watching as your prayer plant slowly folds its leaves for the night. While

How To Choose The Best Calathea Soil Mix

Best Calathea Soil

Calathea is a beautiful house plant many call the prayer plant. Their leaves open up in the day and close at night. Many varieties have beautiful foliage but are picky.

How To Grow And Care For Calathea Rufibarba

Calathea Rufibarba - Furry Feather Calathea

Calathea rufibarba (ka-LAY-thee-uh roo-fee-BAR-buh) originates in the tropical Americas, hailing primarily from Brazil. It is a member of the Prayer Plant (Marantaceae) family of plants. This tropical perennial has fuzzy,

Calathea White Fusion Growing And Care

attractive green and white leaves of Calathea white fusion

Prayer plants are commonly referred to by the genus Calathea (ka-LAY-thee-uh), although the scientific names frequently change. They consist of several dozen perennial species and almost 300 different cultivars. Among

Calathea Beauty Star Growing and Care

Calathea Beauty Star

The Calathea [kăl′ə-thē′ə] “Beauty Star” is a lovely herbaceous perennial flower aptly named due to its attractive foliage.  You may hear Beauty Star referred to as: Prayer plant Peacock plant

How To Propagate Calathea Plants

Attractive Calathea plant ready for propagation

The most common form of Calathea propagation is a division at the time of spring repotting. It is easy to separate these into their own pots and treat them as you would mature plants. Separating young Calathea plants by untangling the roots with your fingers. Other times, you may need to use a very sharp, sterile blade to separate the roots. This article shares details on propagating Calathea.

How To Grow and Care For Calathea Musaica (Network Calathea)

crisscross leaf patterns of Calathea Musaica

Calathea Musaica has slightly arching mid-green, glossy leaves with mosaic crisscross patterns rather than straight streaks a trademark feature of Calathea plants is their brightly striped leaves. This article shares growing and care info on Calathea musaica.

What Makes Calathea Leaves Curl?

Calathea leaves curl

Calatheas have beautiful foliage with many having multicolored patterns. But what causes the leaves of a Calathea plant to curl? Everything from temperatures, improper watering, lighting, too much or not enough. [DETAILS]

Calathea Watering: Why The Type Of Water Matters

correct calathea watering uses the right water

Several houseplants have become favorites among indoor plant enthusiasts, and Calatheas (prayer plants) have earned their spot on that list. From Calathea Freddie to the beautiful Calathea orbifolia, many variations

Calathea Orbifolia Growing and Care

Beautiful leaves of Calathea Orbifolia

Calathea orbifolia (ka-LAY-thee-uh or-bee-FOH-lee-uh) is also known as Prayer Plant and is one of the prettiest of the Calathea plant family.  Calatheas are members of the Marantaceae or arrowroot family

How To Care For Peacock Plants

Calathea makoyana aka peacock plant

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

How To Grow Calathea Roseopicta

Beautiful dark green foliage of Calathea Roseopicta

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