10 Most Popular Calathea Varieties



The plant has distinct features, such as its strikingly dark green foliage, painted with bright pink stripes that will turn cream-white as the plant matures.

Calathea Ornata (Pinstripe Calathea)


The Peacock Calathea makes a gorgeous addition to any home. Native to Brazil, this tropical plant can be high-maintenance as it prefers to live in a humid and warm environment.

Calathea Makoyana


The Rattlesnake Plant is known for its stunningly patterned leaves and dark red underside.

Calathea Lancifolia or Geoppertia insignis


The Round Leaf Calathea has some of the largest leaves among the Calathea varieties. It's remarkably striped with rounded foliage.

Calathea Orbifolia


When you give it the right conditions, this plant will reward you with striking leaves, making your living space feel like a jungle.

Calathea Zebrina (Zebra Plant)


The Rose Painted Calathea is identical, with feathery-like markings in all shades of pink and a gorgeous deep purple-y red colored underside of the leaf.

Calathea Roseopicta


It has beautiful, deep green patterned leaves and 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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