The Calathea ‘Furry Feather’ received its name from the tiny, furry hairs that decorate the waxy, rippled leaves and stems. How cute?! This Calathea is a taller variety known for its bright red stems, emerald green foliage with a subtle yet powerful purple hue on the underside of the leaves.
Grow Pot Size: 4” and 6”
Overall Height Including Grow Pot: 10-20” 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 'Furry Feather' Care Tips
Other Common Names: Velvet Calathea
Binomial Name: Calathea rufibarba
Care Level: Easy to medium
Light: Medium, bright indirect light
Water: Keep soil moist
Pet Friendly: Yes
The Calathea 'Furry Feather' Story
Where is it from?
This Calathea is a tropical long-life plant from South America.
Who is the Calathea 'Furry Feather'?
The velvety-soft, feather-like foliage is what sets this Calathea apart from the others.
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 'Furry Feather' 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. 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.