Furry Feather 'Wavestar'

Goeppertia rufibarba 'Wavestar'

Prayer Plant 'Wavestar', Velvet Calathea 'Wavestar'

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Greenhouse filled with Calathea rufibarba
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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.
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Planning

Difficulty

Easy

Flowering time

Summer

Harvesting

Generally not harvested.

Propagation

Division

Divide in late spring.

Special features

Attractive leaves
Indoor plant
Pot plant
Attractive flowers

Environment

Light

Full Sun, Partial Sun

Soil moisture

Moist

Soil type

Clay, Chalk, Loam

Soil PH preference

Neutral, Acid, Alkaline

Frost hardiness

Tender

Personality

Family

Marantaceae

Flower colour

Yellow

Scent

None

Problems

Can be attacked by glasshouse whitefly and red spider mites but generally disease-free.
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