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Calathea metallica/Calathea

Calathea metallica / Calathea metallica
Close-up of the foliage on this tropical
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Close-up of the foliage on this tropical

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Scientific Name: Calathea metallica
Common Name: Calathea
Plant Type: Evergreen
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Hardiness Zone: 10, 11 Determine Your Zone
Height: 1-2 feet
Spread: to 1 foot
Light Exposure: Filtered Shade, Shade, Morning sun
Drainage: Well drained, Moist
Rate of Growth: Slow
Water Requirement: Medium
Maintenance Level: Low
Susceptible to insects
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Comments: An attactive tropical that is valued as an indoor selection. When grown outdoors, it must be protected from wind and freezing temperatures. Excellent perennial for detail designs where an interesting foliage is needed.