Calathea Dottie

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Scientific Name: Goeppertia (Calathea) Rosea Picta "Dottie"
Synonyms: Calathea Rosea Picta Dottie, Calathea Dottie

  • Striking patterned foliage
  • Ideal for bathrooms or kitchens
  • Gorgeous deep purple foliage
  • High fascination value
  • Plant Level: Intermediate

Our Calathea comes in a 14cm Nursery pot.

The Calathea Dottie can be considered a goth plant and is ideal for those lovers of deep purple to almost black foliage. And with everything goth, these gorgeous plants have a tinge of delicate beauty in the form of their beautifully pinky-purple brush stroke patterning. A truly striking houseplant.

Like with all Calathea houseplants these love high humidity and medium to bright filtered light. To thrive keep them consistently moist but avoid allowing the potting medium to stay soggy nor allow them to dry out. So be prepared, they can bit a touch diva-ish if not treated with attention.

Calathea houseplants make for fabulous accent pieces in a brightly lit bathroom or kitchen where humidity is naturally higher, though will happily live in any general living space as long as humidity is provided to them, achieve this by placing your plant on a pebble tray. 

Pair this subtle beauty with a dark modern planter for something striking or lighten the mood with a delicate colour and use it as a tabletop feature or bookshelf stunner. Whichever spot you choose, these plants will captivate you.

Please note: Calathea are safe for children and pets, but prefer not to be eaten as it'll make them look less than the best.

CARE INSTRUCTIONS
Follow these instructions to keep your Calathea healthy and happy.

Water: Keep soil evenly moist and do not let it dry out. Be careful however not to overwater, best to keep the soil slightly moist to the touch. 
Light: Medium indirect light to keep your plant looking bright and bold.
Humidity: Medium to High Humidity is important to keep your plant happy and avoid dry leaf tips.
Fertilizing: Feed from Spring through Summer with a diluted feed every 2 weeks and avoid feeding in Winter.

We offer some of the most affordable shipping in South Africa! And use a network of vetted couriers to safely deliver your order. The costs and delivery times are as follows:

Collections: 6 Roodehek Street, Gardens, Cape Town
No Charge. We'll notify you once your order is ready, usually 1-2 days from order.

Cape Town & Surrounds
R60 fee, delivery usually within 2-4 working days from order.

Major Centers (Jhb, Dbn etc.)
R95 fee, delivery usually within 4-7 working days from order.

Regional Areas (e.g. Hermanus)
R100 fee, delivery 2-5 days from order (CPT regional), 4-5 days (rest of SA).

LARGE PLANTS (20cm nursery pot and above)
Our System calculates custom quotes based on the items in your basket.

CUSTOM: XL FLOOR STANDING PLANTS
Please process your order as per normal and select the "Custom" shipping option at checkout. Our Team will contact you with a competitive custom shipping quote via email.

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RURAL AREAS
Please email us at hello@plantify.co.za and we'll arrange a custom shipping solution to the nearest town.

Choose a Nursery Pot that fits the Decorative Planters, applicable for Ceramic, Cotton Cord, Terrazzo, Terracotta Planters

Nursery Pot (black plastic)

Decorative Planter (ceramic etc)

8 - 10cm

10 - 12cm 

12cm

13 - 14cm

14 - 15cm

16 - 17cm

18 - 20cm

18 - 21cm

25cm

26 - 30cm

30cm

32 - 35cm

35cm

36 - 40cm

40cm

42 - 45cm

Follow this Sizing Guide for Palm Leaf Baskets (Sinan, Fundo, ShiShi etc.) and Senegalese Baskets:

Nursery Pot (black plastic)

Basket Inner Diameter Size

14cm - 15cm

16cm

18 - 19cm

20cm

20cm

25cm

25cm

30cm

30cm

35cm

35cm

40cm

40cm

45cm

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