The Calathea Plant has many species this one's biological name is Calathea Rufibarba and is from South America. It is widely known as Velvet Calathea, Fuzzy Feather, Furry Feather, Goeppertia Rufibarba, Prayer Plant and is from the Marantaceae family. The Furry Feather got it's name as it is a tactile plant, the luscious leaves have an amazing texture due to little hairs on the leaves. The top of the leaf is a wonderfully smooth feel, emerald green and bottom is furry velvet touch, dark purple in colour.
The Furry Feather Calathea likes bright indirect sunlight, its leaves are too delicate to be sitting at a window in full sunlight. It likes light frequent watering and spraying, we advise twice a week to keep the soil damp but not wet, nor water logged and most importantly well drained. Its a tropical plant so it will thrive in humid conditions such as a bathroom or kitchen but must be kept warm, its a indoor plant that does not like cold temperatures.
Calathea Plant Size Guide
Please note that these sizes are a guide and are an approximate measurement only.
Diameter of Pot 13cm
Height of Pot 10.5cm
Total Height of Plant 50cm (from base of the pot to top of the plant)