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PlantFiles: Calathea
Calathea 'Eclipse'

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Family: Marantaceae
Genus: Calathea (ka-LAY-thee-uh) (Info)
Cultivar: Eclipse
Additional cultivar information: (PP09621)
Hybridized by Lamb; Year of Registration or Introduction: 1995

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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:
Patented

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

Profile:

1 positive
No neutrals
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive MotherNature4 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.



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