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Rose Painted Calathea

Calathea roseopicta 'Dottie'

An excellent indoor plant for low-light situations. This upright variety features deep green leaves with pink highlights and purple undersides. Happy with indirect bright light, but will also thrive with fluorescent lighting, making it a great choice for the office. This non-toxic plant is safe for pets.
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10-11: Outdoor
Grow Indoors in all zones

Good to Grow...indoors:


Filtered sun, Full shade, Partial shade

Keep soil moist, but not soggy.


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Botanical Pronunciationka-luh-THEE-uh roh-see-oh-PIC-tah
Average Size at MaturityReaches 6 to 12 in. tall and wide, in a container.
Bloom TimePrized for foliage.
Deciduous/ EvergreenEvergreen
Foliage ColorVariegated
Garden StyleContemporary, Tropical
Landscape UseHouseplant
Light NeedsFiltered sun, Full shade, Partial shade
Special FeatureYear-round Interest, Pet Friendly
Water NeedsHigh
Watering NeedsKeep soil moist, but not soggy.

Provide well-draining soil- regular potting mix or potting mix with sand. Does well with bright, indirect light. Do not expose to direct sun. Keep soil moist but do not allow it to sit in water. Prefers humidity. Feed with a standard houseplant fertilizer during periods of growth.

This Plant's Growing Zones: ALL

USDA Cold Hardiness Zone Map

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Grow Indoors in All Zones