Velvet Calathea | Calathea rufibarba

Latin Name: Calathea rufibarba
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The most tactile of houseplants, the leaves do really feel like the softest velvet. Not as bright as a lot of this family the leaves are a rich green on the top and a dark burgundy underneath for the purple varietal. Long and arching form great for many interior design schemes.

Easy to care for as long as the soil is kept slightly moist and the plant is kept out of direct sunlight. Misting the plant is essential for a healthy specimen and if you follow these simple steps you will be rewarded with a tall, handsome plant.