Calathea Crocata

Calathea Crocata

Pot in cm: 14

Height in cm: 45 (including pot)

Highly collectable plant, native to South America , Calathea can flower, but its not their flowers that attract people to this plant. Flowers when appear are quite modest - bright orange-yellow blooms -  compare to stunning fleshy lush leaves that can be very long or small. 

 Position: warm and bright spot, no direct sunlight, will tolerate shadier location too

Soil: well draining potting compost

Watering: water when the top inch of soil becomes dry

Fertilizer: fertilize monthly