Calathea Insigne
Calathea Insigne

Calathea 'Insigne'

Perfect In Pots
Plant In Shade
Protect From Frost
Easy To Grow
  • The Rattlesnake Plant, named because of its wavy-edged, lance-shaped leaves
  • Tactile, upright foliage with a beautiful two-tone green pattern on the top and velvety deep red underneath.
  • A wonderful, bold houseplant for an indoor tropical theme with leaves that fold up at night.
  • Happiest in a well-lit room but away from direct sunshine.
  • Supplied as a potted plant in a 21cm nursery pot.
21cm Pot - Item: 800240
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Product Description

Anyone can find space for houseplants, and as we spend more time in our homes it's vital that we can still get up close and personal with plants which have been proved to improve our mental health and wellbeing.

Also known as the Rattlesnake Plant, Calathea 'Insigne’ has wonderful, long, lance-shaped leaves that are beautifully patterned in two-tone green on the top, with an underside of deep red that’s velvety to the touch. The perfect focal point for a shady spot in your home.

A popular house plant, Calathea is also referred to as the prayer plant as the leaves move upwards when light levels fall as if in prayer, making a fascinating addition to your home decor. Easy to take care of and supplied ready grown for instant impact.

Not only spectacular to look at, these leafy tropical houseplants also provide air-cleaning benefits. It has been found that houseplants can actually improve the environment in our homes, clearing the air, removing toxins and adding valuable oxygen to the air that we breathe.

Supplied as a potted plant in a 21cm pot, growing to a height and spread of 75cm (2½ft).

What Is Supplied

Item 800240 supplied as:
Supplied as an established plant in a 21cm nursery pot.

Plant Information

Top Tips

  • Prayer plants do prefer a more humid environment than other houseplants. To increase humidity, stand the pot on a tray of pebbles filled with water.
  • Care Guide

  • Position in a warm room away from cold draughts and radiators.
  • The ideal temperature is between 16°C (60°F) and 24°C (75°F).
  • Calathea require a bright lightly shaded spot well away from the direct glare of the sun.
  • Water freely between spring and autumn, preferably with tepid rainwater and allow the pot to drain well between waterings.
  • Feed regularly between March and September, when you see active growth.
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    Fully Grown Plant dimensions (approx)
    Plant Dimensions
    75cm
    60cm
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    Calathea 'Insigne'
    Calathea 'Insigne'
    21cm Pot
    Item: 800240
    Only £39.99
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