Furry Feather 'Wavestar'
Goeppertia rufibarba 'Wavestar'
Velvet Calathea 'Wavestar', Prayer Plant 'Wavestar'
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Calathea rufibarba has recently been reclassified, it is now known as Goeppertia rufibarba, hence this cultivar is now known as Goeppertia rufibarba 'Wavestar' is a tender, evergreen perennial. It is frequently grown as a houseplant because of its striking foliage. It forms clumps of narrow, lance-shaped, green leaves with yellow-green wave-like markings and purple undersides. Leaves have fine hairs across their surface, making them feel like velvet. Yellow blossoms are produced at the base of mature plants in ample light.
Generally not harvested.
Divide in late spring.
Full Sun, Partial Shade, Partial Sun
Clay, Chalk, Loam
Soil PH preference
Neutral, Acid, Alkaline
Can be attacked by glasshouse whitefly and red spider mites but generally disease-free.