About your Calathea Ornata - The Calathea Ornata (also called the Calathea Pinstripe or Pinstripe plant) is a beautiful plant with pink stripes on its large green leaves. It is known as an air-purifier and for its large leaves that have a distinctive pattern and effervescent colors. Child and pet-friendly. A member of the Prayer Plant family, their leaves close overnight and wake (open up) with the sunrise.
Size - Medium-size. 10-14" tall (including pot)
Light - Thrives in medium to bright indirect light. Morning sunlight is fine, but it’s best to avoid intense afternoon sunlight. Growing rattlesnake plants thrive in warm rooms where temps are consistently above 60 F. (15 C.).
Water - Water every 1-2 weeks. Allow soil to dry out above 50% between watering. Watch for burning and browning along leaf edges. This condition is generally caused by uneven watering, intense sunlight or excessive fertilizer.
Preferred Rooms - Perfect for the bedroom, living room or home office.
What comes with your plant - Includes its own 6" Black Recycled container and care instructions. Your container has a built-in saucer, so feel free to direct plant into your Re-Pot container or your own container. Discard the coco fiber & straw used to hold the soil in place.