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Friday, December 7, 2012

Calathea insignis - Rattlesnake Plant

Calathea insignis

Scientific name: Calathea insignis
Common name: Rattlesnake Plant
Family: Marantaceae
Origin: Tropical America
Category: Rosette herb 
Photo taken at: rooftop Secret Garden of 1-Utama

How to grow
Light : Partial shade
Soil : Moist, well-draining soil
Water : Regular
Maintenance: Keep the soil medium consistently moist as it loves a moist and humid environment. During dry weather, spray a mist of water on leaves
Propagate : Root division

Features :
It can be grown as a houseplant for its beautiful foliage. The leaves are sword-like, long and narrow. Flowers are cone-like inflorescences with small flowers and overlapping bracts.

1 comment:

  1. Ma piękne liście. Pozdrawiam.
    It has beautiful leaves. Yours.


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