Calathea Green LipstickRegular price R 235.00
Scientific Name: Goeppertia (Calathea) Rosea Picta
Synonyms: Calathea Rosea Picat, Calathea Jungle Rose, Calathea Green Lipstick
- Striking patterned foliage
- Ideal for bathrooms or kitchens
- Gorgeous accent among plain green foliage
- High fascination value
- Plant Level: Intermediate
Our Calathea comes in a 14cm Nursery pot.
The Calathea Green lipstick the unassuming sibling of the Calathea Family, however, it can hold its own with gorgeously deep green foliage with delicately brush-stroked patterning, making a truly eye-catching specimen in its own right. Like all Calathea these fascinating plants are super noteworthy and a fabulous statement plant.
They love high humidity and medium to bright filtered light to thrive as well as consistently moist soil that doesn't stay soggy nor dries 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 sleek modern planter for something 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.
Follow these instructions to keep your Calathea Green Lipstick 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.