Calathea Peacock Plant
Brain Plant, Cathedral Windows, Peacock Plant, Prayer Plant
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Calathea makoyana has recently been reclassified, it is now known as Goeppertia makoyana. This tender, evergreen perennial is frequently chosen for an attractive foliage houseplant. It forms clumps of broadly ovate, pale green leaves with patterns of dark green blotches, veining, margins and these leaves have red-purple undersides. Occasionally produces small purple or white flowers which are arranged in spikes.
Generally not harvested.
Chalk, Clay, Compost, Loam, Sand
Soil PH preference
Acid, Neutral, Alkaline
Can be attacked by red spider mites and glasshouse whitefly but generally disease free.