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With distinctive markings, it's clear where this purrfect plant gets its name. Besides being gorgeous to look at, it's hailed for its air-purifying qualities. Its vibrant green colouring is said to trigger an evolutionary response that makes you feel healthy, too.
Place the Calathea Leopardina in your bedroom and enjoy watching as it opens its leaves in the morning and then closes them at night. No wonder it has gained itself the nickname of the living plant.
The Calathea Leopardina is a member of the Marantaceae family and originates from the rainforests of Brazil, so it is used to tropical conditions, enjoying warmth and humidity. Give it a mist to help replicate its' natural environment.
How to Keep me Happy
Light: I like bright, indirect light, but am ok in shadier spots
Water: I like my soil to be kept moist
Expert Level: I'm ideal for those who know their plants
W12cm x H30-40cm
W17cm x H60-70cm
Air-Purifying: I can absorb free radicals from your tech and gadgets
Pet-Friendly: I'm safe around your furry friends and little people
Latin Name: Calathea Leopardina
Jo's Top Tip
Curly leaves mean an unhappy Calathea Leopardina. Perk yours up with frequent mistings as this will encourage growth and smooth out the leaves.
Does not come with decorative pot.