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Ctenanthe setosa Grey Star

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Wantirna
C11, D1, Indoor
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Wantirna
C11, D1, Indoor
Size: 20cm
Available: 31
$/Unit (EX GST): $27.30 ex GST
$/Unit (INC GST): $30.03 inc GST
Indoor
Size: 20cm
Available: 14
$/Unit (EX GST): $19.27 ex GST
$/Unit (INC GST): $21.19 inc GST
Botanical Name: Common Names:
Ctenanthe setosa Grey Star Never Never Plant, syn Calathea Grey Star,

Native: Foliage Type:
No Evergreen

Plant Type: Plant Habit:
Hedging / Screening, Palms, Ferns & Tropical, Shrubs Clumping, Upright

Description:
This is a tall evergreen foliage plant growing to 1.2 m. Produces elegant, large silvery-grey oblong leaves. These are marked with dark veins and deep purple undersides. Leaves are held on tall, hairy stems. Requires high humidity and even temperate. Makes a striking indoor or patio plant. Needs a warm climate to survive outside.

Mature Height: Mature Width:
1-2m 60cm-1m

Position: Soil Type:
Semi Shade Well Drained

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

Pests & Diseases: Snails And Slugs

Cultural Notes: Low maintenance plant. Feed with a slow release fertiliser in spring. Requires constant water in the warmer months.

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

Family Name: Origin:
Marantaceae SouthAmerica

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

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