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Calathea makoyana - Peacock Plant

$ 28.00

If you love patterns, you'll swoon over Calathea makoyana. The Calathea genus boasts some of the most spectacularly decorated foliage in the plant world, and C. makoyana is no exception. Its pale green leaves are patterned with thin lines and larger ovals of dark green, making them look almost like feathers. For this reason, Calathea makoyana's nickname is "Peacock Plant." The undersides of the leaves are dark purple, and the mature plant grows to around 2' tall, occasionally putting out a show of tiny white flowers.


• Light: Medium to bright, indirect light
• Water: Water when the top 1" of soil feels dry
• Considerations: Like most Calathea, the makoyana does not like to dry out. High humidity and persistent watering will help this plant thrive. Pet friendly!


You'll get a healthy Calathea makoyana that meets our rigorous quality standards in a 4"  or 6" nursery pot – Hand Thrown Ceramic 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!

We include shipping box warmers at no charge as needed. Got questions? Check out our FAQ!

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cassidy k.
United States United States
My favorite plant

This is easily now my favorite plant in my collection. It’s so beautiful

Pistils Nursery Calathea makoyana - Peacock Plant Review
Robert O.
United States United States
My Calathea Makoyana

Plant arrived in GREAT Condition,The only drawback I find with Pisils Nursery is the length of time it takes to get my plant from Portland Or. to Sweet Home Or 1 Hour from each other. But plants get here in Wonderfull shape And all seem to be of good size. Overall I think that under the circumstances Pistils seems to be doing the best they can. Keep up the good work. Robert

Connie S.
United States United States
Calathea makoyana - Peacock Plant

Arrived in perfect condition and is now sprouting new leaves. A beautiful addition to our home.