Scientific Name: Calathea 'warscewiczii'
Synonym: 
Phrynium warscewiczii, Prayer Plant

  • Multi-coloured, velvet foliage
  • Produces Showy Cone Shaped Flowers
  • Great for Bathroom or Kitchen
  • Plant Level: Easy

If you're looking for an attractive yet easy care foliage plant for a high humidity area, such as a bathroom or kitchen, then give this Calathea a try.

Velvety foliage with alternating green fishtail patterning and a maroon underside... why not? 

Style this beauty in a planter with neutral colours: terracotta or a plain colour, to make the foliage come to the fore. 

Keep the soil moist (not waterlogged) at all times. Place in bright, indirect light and avoid direct sunlight. 


Follow these instructions to keep your Calathea Warscewiczii healthy and happy.

Water: Keep soil evenly moist and do not let it dry out. Be careful however not to overwater, so check that the pot has good drainage.
Light: Medium indirect Light, but be sure not to expose to searing direct sunlight.
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 Warscewiczii 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. 

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