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Calathea rufibarba

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Wantirna
B2, Indoor
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Wantirna
B2, Indoor
Size: 12cm
Available: 6
$/Unit (EX GST): $13.76 ex GST
$/Unit (INC GST): $15.13 inc GST
Botanical Name: Common Names:
Calathea rufibarba Zebra Plant, Peacock Plant, Rattlesnake Plant, Prayer Plant,

Native: Foliage Type:
No Evergreen

Plant Type: Plant Habit:
Indoor Plants, Palms, Ferns & Tropical Clumping, Upright

Description:
A popular indoor plant known as the zebra plant. Attractive feather-like stripy patterned wavy green leaves with purple undersides makes this plant a great choice for an indoor feature. Grows approx. 60cm tall x 40cm wide.

Mature Height: Mature Width:
60cm-1m 30-60cm

Position: Soil Type:
Semi Shade, Shade Any, Clay, Loam, Sandy, Well Drained

Landscape Use(s)
Borders / Shrubbery, Courtyard, Feature, Foliage Feature / Colour, Indoor Plant, Mass Planting, Shady Garden, Tropical Garden, Container / Pot, Under Trees

Pests & Diseases: Generally trouble free, Mealy Bugs, Snails And Slugs

Cultural Notes: Needs to be planted in good quality organic soil and kept moist. Mist with water often.

Plant Care
Annual slow release fertiliser, Keep moist during dry periods, Liquid feed, Mulch well

Family Name: Origin:
Marantaceae SouthAmerica

Characteristics
Foliage Colour: Green, Purple, Variegated
Flower Colour: Insignificant
Flower Fragrant: No
Flowering Season: N/A
Fruit: Insignificant

Requirements Tolerances
Growth Rate: Fast
Maintenance Level: Low
Water Usage: High
Drought: Low
Frost: Tender
Wind: Medium / Moderate
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