Large Calathea Orbifolia
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Calathea Orbifolia has gorgeous wide leaves with stripes, each leaf has its own unique design, it is a stunning centrepiece to have in your home and will be much admired by any visitor! Calatheas Orbfolia is perfect as a taste of the tropical rainforest, you can enjoy the benefits of the rainforest inside your own home and feel the power that houseplants can have on psychological health and wellbeing.
This is a very beautiful plant and really will impress anyone for its natural good looks. We are selling nice big plants that are well established and growing well for instant impact.
Calathea Orbifolia is a striking and popular tropical houseplant that is known for its large, round leaves with a unique pattern. Native to South America, this plant is a member of the Marantaceae family and is widely cultivated for its ornamental value.
The leaves of the Calathea Orbifolia are large, circular, and covered in a stunning pattern of silver-gray markings. The markings are symmetrical and give the plant a very distinct and elegant appearance. The undersides of the leaves are a deep purple color, which contrasts beautifully with the silver-gray tops.
You may see it in the pictures of magazines - it’s very distinctive. Imagine how it will look next to your sofa in a wonderful planter! It really does add a definite tropical flavour to a room which is always welcome particularly when it’s cold outside!
As a bonus Calathea is fine if you have pets! It’s sometimes tricky to find houseplants that are suitable if you have cats and dogs - many of them can be toxic if eaten. However, this plant is fine! If you’d like to find out more about houseplants that are suitable if you have pets, have a look at our pet-safe collection on the home page.
If you’d like to give this amazing house plant as a gift then we can make it even more special by including a free, handwritten card as part of your plant gift delivery.
Here at Happy Houseplants we pride ourselves on personal service and we really want to share our love of plants - so whether it’s variegated house plants or cacti, mini indoor plants or large foliage plants, we’re the best place to buy houseplants!
Is Calathea Orbifolia hard to care for?
Not particularly, as long as you have a nice bright spot in your home and are happy to water regularly. Provide plenty of diffused or indirect light and ensure your plants always remains damp but not soggy.
Where should I put this plant?
It needs a warm room away from draughts and bright but indirect light - if it’s put in full sun the leaves may curl up and burn.
How should I water it?
Water when the top few inches are dry to the touch and then soak and allow to drain, use rainwater if possible. The soil needs to be kept moist but do not let it sit in water. Calathea like a humid atmosphere, stand it on a tray filled with pebbles and water and mist in the summer.
Should I feed it?
You can feed in spring and summer - try our vegan, organic plant food!
Is it suitable if I have pets?
Yes! This plant is great if you have cats or dogs.
What size is this houseplant?
W27cm x H70cm
For some great advice on general houseplant care, why not have a look at the video we’ve made for you? Click Here
Our plants are supplied in a plastic nursery pot