Calathea
Calathea 'Dottie'

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

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

Regional

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

Austin, Texas

Burleson, Texas

Gardeners' Notes:

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RatingContent
Positive

On Sep 5, 2006, amazondoc from Lebanon, 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.