Scientific Name: Calathea rufibarba
Our Calathea Rufibarba comes in a 14cm Nursery Pot.
If we were a plant, we'd like to be born into the Calathea Family. Truly, a Calathea Family gathering would be nothing short of a riot of colour, shapes, and patterns: A glorious celebration of what Plants have on offer. Real Show-ers.
The Calathea Rufibarba, also known as the Velvet Calathea for it's furry, velvety leaves has stunning burgundy under-leaves which are easily visible.
Available paired with our 16cm Gun Metal or Sesame Ripple pots for a finished look.
Follow these instructions to keep your Calathea Rufibarba healthy and happy.
Water: Keep soil evenly moist and do not let it dry out. Be careful however not to overwater.
Light: Medium indirect Light
Humidity: Medium to High Humidity is important, mist regularly
Fertilize: Balanced Liquid Fertilizer every 2 weeks
Send us an email for more detailed Care Instructions.
Your Calathea Rufibarba comes in a 14cm Nursery Pot.
Check our Sizing Guide for a matching Pot, which you'll find in our Pot and Planter Collection
We use a network of vetted couriers to safely deliver your order. The costs and delivery times are as follows:
Collections: 83 Kloof Nek Road, Gardens, Cape Town
No Charge. We'll notify you once your order is ready, usually 1-2 days from order.
Cape Town & Surrounds
R50 fee, delivery usually within 1-3 working days from order.
Major Centers (Jhb, Dbn etc)
R85 fee, delivery usually within 4-5 working days from order.
Regional Areas (e.g. Hermanus)
R100 fee, delivery 1-3 days from order (CPT regional), 4-5 days (rest of SA)
Unfortunately, we are not able to deliver to rural areas, such as farms.
If you would like to add special delivery instructions or a handwritten note to your order, please leave us a note at checkout under 'Special Instructions For Seller', when viewing your cart.