As one of the most dramatic and boldest foliage plants in the genus Calathea, the Calathea 'Beauty Star' is an easy to care for, elegant, upright houseplant. It features dark green leaves that are striped in pale green, iridescent white, and pink, with the underside being a rich purple.
The Calathea 'Beauty Star' is also a strong air purifier. Naturally removing household toxins and pollutants.
Grow Pot Size: 4” and 6”
Overall Height Including Grow Pot: 7-16” depending on grow pot size.
Plant Care Level: Easy to Medium
The Calathea genus is pet-friendly making it the perfect addition to your home with furry friends! Calathea plants come in all unique shapes and sizes from large, round green leaves to elongated, fuzzy leaves that look like feathers.
Calathea 'Beauty Star' Care Tips
Other Common Names: Prayer Plant, Peacock Plant, Zebra Plant
Binomial Name: Calathea ornata
Care Level: Easy to Medium
Light: Bright to indirect
Water: Keep soil moist
Pet Friendly: Yes
The Calathea 'Beauty Star' Story
Where is it from?
This Calathea is a tropical long-life plant from South America.
Who is the Calathea 'Beauty Star'?
This non-toxic houseplant is native to South America and belongs to the Marantaceae family. As part of the Marantaceae family, this Calathea will raise its leaves in the morning and lower them at night, giving it the nickname “prayer plant.”
Good For You!
We highly recommend Calatheas as a plant to keep in the bedroom: their peaceful leaves, oxygenating properties, and humidifying capabilities will help you drift off at night and feel refreshed in the morning! With their expansive leaves, Calatheas are excellent air purifiers.
Is the Calathea 'Beauty Star' the right plant for me?
Calatheas have always received a reputation for high maintenance due to their need for high humidity. But we found by placing Calatheas in high humidity environments such as kitchens and bathrooms, the foliage stays in its beautiful condition. Thankfully, this plant prefers bright, indirect light with absolutely zero direct sunlight. Making the placement options are endless. If you’re looking for a plant that can add a pop of color and pattern to your green oasis - this plant is it!
Pet Friendly: Yes! The beautiful Calatheas are pet friendly which makes these the perfect addition to your home.
Location Suggestions: Calatheas thrive in high humidity locations such as kitchens and bathrooms. They make great office plants with their unique colors and variegation contributing to a creative and focused mind.