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PlantFiles: Calathea
Calathea 'Dottie'

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Family: Marantaceae
Genus: Calathea (ka-LAY-thee-uh) (Info)
Cultivar: Dottie

8 members have or want this plant for trade.

Category:
Tropicals and Tender Perennials

Height:
6-12 in. (15-30 cm)

Spacing:
Unknown - Tell us

Hardiness:
USDA Zone 11: above 4.5 C (40 F)

Sun Exposure:
Light Shade
Partial to Full Shade
Full Shade

Danger:
N/A

Bloom Color:
White/Near White

Bloom Time:
N/A

Foliage:
Grown for foliage
Variegated

Other details:
This plant is suitable for growing indoors
Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater
Suitable for growing in containers

Soil pH requirements:
6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)
6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)

Patent Information:
Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:
By dividing the rootball

Seed Collecting:
Unknown - Tell us

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Profile:

1 positive
No neutrals
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive amazondoc On Sep 5, 2006, amazondoc from Knoxville, TN (Zone 7a) wrote:

This is one of my favorite calatheas. I love the rich dark leaf background with the rich pink detailing. Calatheas are a bit picky, especially in the winter, but IMHO they deserve to be much more popular.

Regional...

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Austin, Texas
Burleson, Texas



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