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Saffron-Coloured Calathea

Goeppertia crocata

Also known as

Eternal Flame Plant, Prayer Plant

Partial Shade
Easy care
Moderate watering
Tender

13b

USDA zone

18°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

50cm

Max

50cm

10cm

Min

10cm

5 years to reach maturity

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

This plant has no fragrance

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Overview

Calathea crocata has recently been reclassified, it is now known as Goeppertia crocata. This tender, compact evergreen perennial is frequently chosen for indoor use. It forms clumps of broad ovate green leaves with red undersides. In summer, orange-red flowers appear on spikes.

Common problems

Generally disease-free.

Harvesting

Generally not harvested.

Propagation

Division

In late spring.

Special Features

Attractive leaves

Indoor plant

Pot plant

Attractive flowers