With its long green leaves and maroon undersides, the Calathea Rufibarba has one of the most unusual leaf shapes of all Calathea plants. The Calathea Rufibarba is also often referred to as the ‘velvet calathea’ or ‘furry feather Calathea’ on account of its fluffy feather-shaped leaves.
Your Calathea needs a lot of moisture, but hates being soggy. It loves bright indirect sunlight, but can be easily scorched when placed in sunlight.
Care Instructions | Keep soil moist most of the time -- with out being soggy, maintain high humidity, keep away from drafts, do not place directly in the sun, avoid using water with a high mineral content.
IMPORTANT SHIPPING INFO:
*Please note that there may be a delay in processing your order due to weather. Plants ship best in 45-80 degree temperatures. We will use heat/cold packs accordingly but if weather along the shipping route or in your area exceeds the ideal shipping temperatures, we may need to delay your shipment.
* Plant ships in nursery pot, decorative pot not included with plant purchase.
* A commitment to providing the healthiest, happiest plants sometimes requires a special trip to the greenhouse. When choosing specimen we encounter a wide variety of plants all at different stages of maturity. Each plant we source is unique. The plant you receive may be taller, longer or shorter than the one pictured. We photograph the plant that best represents what we most frequently encounter at the greenhouse. Your patience while we hand-pick the best specimen for you is much appreciated. Expect your plant to ship within 5-7 business days.
*We know how eager you are to enjoy your new plant, rest assured we're doing all that we can to get your new plant to you safely and swiftly.
* Can only be shipped to the 48 continental United States due to customs regulations.