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Calathea loeseneri/Brazilian Calathea, Capathea

Calathea loeseneri / Calathea loeseneri
Light green foliage with a white midrib
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Light green foliage with a white midrib

Foliage and a few flowers

Showy, three inch flower produced on tall stem

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Scientific Name: Calathea loeseneri
Common Name: Brazilian Calathea, Capathea
Plant Type: Evergreen
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Hardiness Zone: 9, 10, 11 Determine Your Zone
Height: 2- 5 feet
Spread: 1-2 feet
Bloom time: Spring
Flower color: White, Pink
Light Exposure: Part Sun, Filtered Shade, Morning sun
Drainage: Well drained, Moist
Rate of Growth: Moderate
Water Requirement: Medium
Maintenance Level: Low
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Comments: This Calathea produces showy pinkish-white flowers and large, green leaves. Tall stemmed flowers are appear above the foliage. Flowers can appear throughout the year when growing in a conservatory or greenhouse setting. It is tropical and cannot withstand freezing temperatures. Makes an excellent container plant. Plant tropicals in a moist, fertile, well-drained soil