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Calathea Insignis – 105mm


Calathea Insignis, also known as the rattlesnake plant, is native to the tropical regions of South America. This plant is characterized by its striking dark green leaves with light green markings that resemble the skin of a rattlesnake. Calathea Insignis is known for its unique ability to fold its leaves upwards at night, revealing the contrasting undersides.

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Plant care info

Calathea Insignis Care Info

The Calathea Insignis, also known as the Rattlesnake Plant, thrives best in bright, indirect light indoors. Avoid direct sunlight as it can scorch the leaves. This plant prefers warm and humid conditions, making it perfect for bathrooms or kitchens.

  • Lighting: Place in bright, indirect light
  • Watering: Keep soil consistently moist, but not soggy
  • Humidity: Requires high humidity, mist leaves regularly
  • Temperature: Keep in a warm environment above 18°C
  • Fertilizer: Feed with a balanced liquid fertilizer monthly in spring and summer
  • Toxicity: Non-toxic to pets

With proper care, the Calathea Insignis will reward you with stunning foliage and vibrant colours. Remember to keep the soil moist, provide adequate humidity, and protect it from direct sunlight for optimal growth.

Weight 1.1 kg

Canberra plant delivery info

This plant will be delivered as it is shown in the photos. Currently, we are limiting delivery to Canberra only, this allows us to hand-deliver the plants in their nursery container with potting mix as shown in the images. All plants are guaranteed to be delivered in 100% healthy condition. Plants can vary in size and colour based on the growing conditions and season. The plant you receive may be smaller or larger than the plant in the images. It may also be displaying different colours or attributes.

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