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Calathea
Calathea 'Eclipse'

Family: Marantaceae
Genus: Calathea (ka-LAY-thee-uh) (Info)
Cultivar: Eclipse
Additional cultivar information:(PP09621)
Hybridized by Lamb
Registered or introduced: 1995

Category:

Tropicals and Tender Perennials

Height:

12-18 in. (30-45 cm)

Spacing:

18-24 in. (45-60 cm)

Hardiness:

USDA Zone 10a: to -1.1 C (30 F)

USDA Zone 10b: to 1.7 C (35 F)

USDA Zone 11: above 4.5 C (40 F)

Not Applicable

Sun Exposure:

Light Shade

Partial to Full Shade

Danger:

N/A

Bloom Color:

Inconspicuous/none

Bloom Time:

N/A

Foliage:

Grown for foliage

Variegated

Blue-Green

Shiny/Glossy-Textured

Pink

Other details:

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)

7.6 to 7.8 (mildly alkaline)

Patent Information:

Patent expired

Propagation Methods:

By dividing rhizomes, tubers, corms or bulbs (including offsets)

From herbaceous stem cuttings

Seed Collecting:

N/A: plant does not set seed, flowers are sterile, or plants will not come true from seed

Gardeners' Notes:

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On Jan 9, 2009, MotherNature4 from Bartow, FL (Zone 9a) wrote:

C. 'Eclipse' has broad, blue-green leaves with wide bands of bright pink around the boarders, midribs and stems. Very striking.