Calathea Musaica - 'Network Calathea'
With its distinctive markings, wide range of ‘designs’, and relatively easy-care routine, it’s not hard to understand why the ‘Calathea’ variant of houseplants is currently so popular in the the world of plants. Each variety stands out from the next with some of them having the most stunning intricate designs seen on foliage, and all are known for their air-purifying qualities they make them an instant winner in any home across the UK.
Calathea Musaica is a member of the Marantaceae family and originates from the tropical rainforests of Brazil, so it is used to hot and humid conditions, enjoying warmth and hot air, so a top up of misting to help replicate its' natural environment should help it feel right at home.
One of the more interesting, and intricate, breeds of Prayer Plant, The Calathea Musaica (or Calathea Network). It has a distinctive cross-hatch pattern on its bright green leaves, and with its random placement of squares resembles mosaic tiling on a wall. Many people assume from the ‘design’ that it must be a fake plant, but we can assure you it’s very real.
(All plants come in plastic grow pot unless otherwise stated)