This plant is perfect as an indoor plant loving bright indirect light and warmth. This Calathea was recently reclassified to Geoppertia. The leaves are a velvety light green with thick dark green stripes. The stunning leaves in this genera have earnt the name Peacock plant. Goeppertias are a member of the Marantaceae family, or the "Prayer Plant" family - distinctively the leaves open in the day to the sun and close up at night, a slow but beautiful daily dance that the leaves perform every day.
Current Pot Size: 80mm, 100mm
Synonyms: Calathea zebrina, Zebra Peacock Plant, Prayer Plant.
Light: Full shade, Category 4-5 (please see our blog on plant light requirements)
Soil: Well draining, moisture retaining - Soil type x (please see our blog on soil requirements)
Fertiliser: As directed on your fertiliser of choice. Fortnightly or monthly during the growing season (please see our blog on plant food)
Watering: Don't over water, they like to dry out between waterings.
Maintenance: Don't place next to a draught, use preventative fungal treatment spray on the leaves. Don't let leaves remain wet for long periods.