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Calathea Peacock plant

Goeppertia makoyana

Cathedral windows, Brain plant

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This tender, evergreen perennial is frequently chosen for indoor use. It forms clumps of broadly ovate pale green leaves with darker markings, veining and margins and red undersides. Occasionally small purple or white flowers arranged in spikes.

Planning

Difficulty
Easy
Flowering time
Summer
Fruiting time
Autumn

Harvesting

Generally not harvested.

Propagation

Special features

Geography

Environment

Light
Full Sun, Partial Sun
Soil moisture
Moist
Soil type
Chalk, Clay, Compost, Loam, Sand, Gravel
Soil PH preference
Acid, Neutral, Alkaline
Frost hardiness
Tender

Personality

Family
Marantaceae
Flower colour
Purples, White
Scent
None

Problems

Can be attacked by red spider mites and glasshouse whitefly but generally disease free.

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