10 Most Popular Calathea Plants to Grow



The Prayer Plant has strikingly dark green foliage, painted with bright pink stripes that will turn cream-white as the plant matures.

Calathea Ornata (Pinstripe Calathea)


The Peacock Plant has a beautiful dark green pattern that resembles a peacock feather.

Calathea Makoyana


The Rattlesnake Plant is an easy-to-care plant with stunning patterns on narrow leaves resembling a rattlesnake's tail.

Calathea Lancifolia or Geoppertia insignis


This Calathea plant boasts a remarkably striped, rounded foliage that will make a beautiful addition to any collection.

Calathea Orbifolia


This Calathea plant has striking leaves with a velvety underside that gives off a jungle vibe to any space.

Calathea Zebrina (Zebra Plant)


This Calathea plant has several subvarieties, including the ‘Corona,’ ‘Jungle Rose,’ and ‘Cynthia.’

Calathea Roseopicta


This Calathea has beautiful, deep green leaves with red undersides that become visible as the plant raises its leaves at night.

Calathea Vietchiana (Calathea Medallion)


Do you love dark leaves? You'll love the Jungle Velvet Calathea with velvety dark green striped foliage.

Calathea Warscewiczii


The Calathea Crocata is one of the few Calathea varieties known for its flowers. It has bold, bright orange or yellow blooms.

Calathea Crocata (Eternal Flame Plant)


Unlike most Calathea Species, this plant lacks boldly colored and patterned large leaves. But it has unique, fuzzy leaves.

Calathea Rufibarba (Velvet Calathea)

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