Calathea zebrina
ZEBRA PLANT
Marantaceae

 
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Plant type: evergreen soft-wooded perennial

Hardiness zones: 10-13

Sunlight: warm low sun to shade

Soil Moisture: constantly moist

Soil: enriched soil, mildly acidic to mildly alkaline
1m
Plant habit
 
0.6m

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Origins: South America

Other Botanical Names: Calathea binotii, Endocodon zebrin, Goeppertia zebrina, Maranta bicolor [illegit.], M. pulchella, M. zebrina, Phrynium bicolor, P. pulchellum, P. zebrinum , Phyllodes zebrina

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Calathea zebrina
ZEBRA PLANT
Marantaceae

 

  Plant type: evergreen soft-wooded perennial

Hardiness zones: 10-13

Sunlight: warm low sun to shade

Soil Moisture: constantly moist

Soil: enriched soil, mildly acidic to mildly alkaline
1m
Plant habit
 
0.6m

FEATURES

Flowers: white or purple

Flowering Time: early spring to late spring

Leaves: marked purple; red underneath


DESIGN

Garden Styles: suits tropical & contemporary designs

Uses: informal hedge, informal edging, pot, mass planting, accents, indoors, border

Growth rate: average

Maintenance Level: average

Skill Level: average






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