The variegation on the Calathea ‘Orbifolia’ is hypnotizing. The light green blends in with the dark green variegation with subtle white markings that make you wonder how nature created it. Originally from South America, this moderately fast-growing plant will become one of your largest plants. At a large size, the air-purifying benefits of the Orbifolia really begin to be felt. It can also transpire and act as a natural humidifier in your home. Plus, the big leaves, covered in tiny pores will trap VOCs in the home.
Grow Pot Size: 4”
Overall Height Including Grow Pot: 7-9”
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 ‘Orbifolia’ Care Tips
Binomial Name: Calathea orbifolia
Care Level: Easy to medium
Light: Bright, indirect
Water: Keep soil moist
Pet Friendly: Yes
The Calathea ‘Orbifolia’ Story
Where is it from?
This Calathea is a tropical long-life plant from South America.
Who is the Calathea ‘Orbifolia’?
This plant received its name from the large, round leaves! These massive leaves need space to grow. Ensure you have a space that is welcoming and ready to take on such a large specimen.
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 ‘Orbifolia’ the right plant for me?
Calatheas have always received a reputation for high maintenance due to their need of 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. Makes 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.