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Calathea Insignis Rattlesnake – 200mm


The Calathea Insignis, also known as the Rattlesnake plant, is native to the tropical regions of South America. This plant is characterized by its striking patterned leaves with dark green markings resembling a rattlesnake’s skin. The Calathea Insignis is known for its unique ability to raise its leaves at night and lower them during the day, a behavior known as nyctinasty. This plant thrives in low light conditions and requires consistently moist soil to maintain its vibrant appearance.

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Calathea Insignis Rattlesnake Care Info

Calathea Insignis Rattlesnake, also known as the Rattlesnake Plant, thrives best in a warm and humid environment with indirect light. It is a stunning plant with dark green leaves and unique patterns that resemble a rattlesnake’s skin.

  • Lighting: Place the Rattlesnake Plant in a bright, indirect light spot away from direct sunlight to prevent leaf burn.
  • Watering: Keep the soil consistently moist but not waterlogged. Water when the top inch of soil feels dry.
  • Humidity: Maintain high humidity levels by misting the leaves regularly or placing a humidifier nearby.
  • Temperature: Keep the plant in a warm environment with temperatures between 18-24 degrees Celsius.
  • Fertilizer: Feed the plant with a balanced liquid fertilizer every 4-6 weeks during the growing season (spring and summer).
  • Toxicity: The Rattlesnake Plant is non-toxic to pets and humans, making it a safe and beautiful addition to any home.

With the right care, the Calathea Insignis Rattlesnake will reward you with vibrant foliage and a touch of exotic beauty in your living space.

Weight 6 kg

Local Delivery Info

This plant will be delivered as it is shown in the photos. Currently, we are limiting delivery to Sydney, Canberra and select areas in between, 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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