Calathea Burle Marx
Calathea Burle Marx
Calathea Burle Marx
Calathea Burle Marx

Calathea Burle Marx

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Scientific Name: Calathea burle marxii

Size: Will arrive 9"-15" tall (including the pot)

Air Cleaner: Yes, removes toxins from the air

Growth Habit: Compact, can be grown up to 18" tall.

Pet Friendly: Yes, non-toxic to cats and dogs.

Guarantee: If your plant dies within 30 days, we'll replace it for free. Learn More

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Description

Calathea Burle Marx aka "Fishbone Prayer Plant" get its name from the striped, fishbone pattern on the leaves. The foliage is the most interesting feature of this plant as it showcases light and dark green stripes with a red or grayish tone on the underside.

This beautiful houseplant is a member of the Prayer Plant family and demonstrates that with its easy to care for nature. Place Calathea Burle Marx in medium to bright indirect light areas of your home that need a painterly statement piece. 

Plant Biography

Calathea Burle Marx is native to Brazil and typically found growing in tropical rainforest under the canopies of trees. It was named after the famous Brazilian artist and landscape designer – Roberto Burle Marx. 

"Fishbone Calatheas" are not known for their flowers but they do produce clusters appearing at the ends of long stalks that reach through the thick foliage.

The flowers do not produce a fragrance and typically bloom in the winter or early spring. The tiny white flowers rarely grow longer than half an inch and produce cherry-red bracts.


 

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