Calathea Dottie Care

Calatheas are dramatic plants at the best of times, as fussy as they are beautiful. It’s a good job that these plants are some of the most stunning you can grow in your home, as they can be a challenge to keep happy! One particular Calathea I have never had trouble with (and I’ve grown a few!) is Calathea Dottie.  … Read More

Calathea Vittata Care Tips You Should Know

All Calathea plants are beautiful, but there is something special about the particularly rare ones, such as Calathea vittata. While Calathea vittata is not a beginner plant by any means, the extra care you might need to take to keep this plant happy is very much worth it, as it is one of the most striking plants within the genus. … Read More

Calathea Roseopicta Care | Rose Painted Calathea

Calathea roseopicta is one of the most beautiful houseplants you can grow, with bold green leaves with varying patterns of pink. Exactly how much pink you’ll see on the foliage depends on the cultivar, so there is one to suit every taste. But Calathea plants have a tricky reputation at the best of times, even when you’ve grown leafy tropical … Read More

Goeppertia Insignis: The Ultimate Care Guide (Calathea Lancifolia)

Geoppertia insignis, the Rattlesnake Calathea, sometimes still called by its previous botanical name Calathea lancifolia is one of the most instantly recognizable houseplants out there. It’s a stunning plant with elongated leaves with beautiful, peacock-like markings and purple undersides. Like most Calatheas (even if it is no longer technically classed as a Calathea, but a Goeppertia), this plant can be … Read More

Prayer Plant Leaves Curling And Browning: Most Common Causes And How To Fix Them

Prayer plants are one of the most visually beautiful houseplants you can grow, but it also helps that occasionally you will see them moving!  But in the wrong conditions, the beautiful foliage can start to crisp up and go brown, resulting in a sad-looking plant, and this is worlds away from what these stunning plants can look like with the … Read More

Calathea Ornata Care: 7 Essential Pinstripe Calathea Tips

The Pinstripe Calathea, Calathea ornata, (technically now classified as Goeppertia ornata) is one of the most well-loved Calathea houseplants, grown across the world for its lovely deep emerald leaves with delicate pink stripes, and pink to red undersides. As the plant matures, the pink stripes can even turn white, too. It forms part of the Maranta plant family, Marantaceae, also … Read More

How To Grow and Care for Calatheas

Calatheas are among the most beautiful houseplants you can grow. They have the most spectacular leaves in dramatic colors and patterns, including pinstripes, fishbone-shaped markings, and even markings that look like a peacock’s tail feather. These leaves can visibly move to follow the light, and fold up at night, only adding to these plants’ personality.  They often produce small flowers, … Read More