The beloved Calathea ‘Dottie’ has dark purple round foliage with a beautiful magenta pattern on the top and a reddish-purple hue on the underside. Originating from the rain forests of Central and South America, the Dottie likes indirect light, warmth, and humidity (which can be replicated through misting).
Whether you are looking for a pet-friendly plant or adding contrast to your green urban jungle, these Calatheas won’t disappoint.
Grow Pot Size: 4”
Overall Height Including Grow Pot: 7-9”
Plant Care Level: Easy
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 'Dottie' Care Tips
Binomial Name: Calathea roseopicta ‘Dottie’
Care Level: Easy to medium
Light: Bright, indirect
Water: Keep soil moist
Pet Friendly: Yes
The Calathea 'Dottie' Story
Where is it from?
The Dottie is a tropical long-life plant from South America.
Who is the Calathea 'Dottie'?
Calathea ‘Dottie’ is a dark and moody member of the Calathea family. The dark burgundy leaves are decorated with magenta patterns that contrast beautifully with your other green friends.
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 'Dottie' 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.