Calathea lancifolia - Rattlesnake Plant
Calathea lancifolia is a perfect houseplant for pattern lovers who like to decorate wild. Its bright green, wavy leaves are striped with alternating ovals of dark green and accented by a rich purple underside. The plant gets its name from its lance-shaped foliage, and the leaves grow more elongated as the plant matures. Its bushy, compact growth habit makes it ideal as a medium sized floor plant or tabletop accent -- anywhere that needs a little extra green and a tropical feel.
• Light: Medium to bright, indirect light
• Water: Water when the top 1" of soil feels dry
• Considerations: Like most Calathea, the Rattlesnake Plant does not like to dry out. Pet friendly! Check out our Prayer Plant Care Guide for more in-depth information.
WHAT TO EXPECT
You'll get a healthy Calathea lancifolia that meets our rigorous quality standards in a 4" or 6" nursery pot – Planter sold separately. No two plants are alike, and yours will have its own unique shape, size and personality; expect this natural variation from the photos - 6" plant shown.
Our plants include detailed care instructions as well as our Houseplant Best Practices guide, with information on how to repot, seasonal care and more!
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The plant arrived in great condition and in very thorough protective wrapping. It's already adjusting well to its new home on my window ledge! The detailed card with care instructions was incredibly helpful because I know exactly zero about rattlesnake plants.
Love the looks of this plant and it's movement to the sun.
Love this plant. It was happy and healthy when it arrived, and is thriving in my dining room. Lots of people comment on it.