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The Calathea Ornata is a perennial plant that is part of the family known as the prayer plants or the Maranta family.


The plant is known for its large leaves that have a distinctive pattern and effervescent colors.


This is a popular plant with attractive leaves and colors but the plant does not flower very often indoors. However, it is a gorgeous species with dark green and glossy looking leaves (green with pink stripes). This is a plant that has leaves with a pattern (veins) that could be classed as feathered and in some cases it has a pink hue to it.

Calathea Ornata "Pin Stripe"

  • Water Requirements: Moderate water in well-drained soil. This plant does not like to dry out completely between waterings. 

    Sun Exposure: Light to Medium Indirect Light 

    Height: 24" tall by 24" wide

    Spacing: 18" apart

    Hardiness: Zones 9-11

    Danger: Plants are non-toxic

    Propagation Method: Separation of yound plants