Calathea Rufibarba

Regular price R 165.00
Tax included.


Scientific Name: Calathea rufibarba

  • Med - bright indirect light
  • 14cm Nursery Pot
  • Foliage is furry!¬†
  • Available paired with 16cm Ripple Pots
  • Plant level: Easy - Medium¬†

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. 

Care Instructions

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




We 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
R50 fee, delivery usually within 2-4 working days from order.

Major Centers (Jhb, Dbn etc)
R85 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), 4-7 days (rest of SA)

LARGE PLANTS (20cm nursery pot and above)
A custom shipping rate will be calculated at checkout based on your address and number of items selected.


Unfortunately, we are not able to deliver to rural areas, such as farms.

Calathea Rufibarba
Calathea Rufibarba in Sesame Ripple Pot
Calathea Rufibarba
Calathea Rufibarba in Gun Metal Ripple Pot

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