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All About Calathea Majestica ‘Whitestar’

Posted on December 12 2022

Not only does this Calathea have the iconic night-and-day leaf movement, but also changes colors! The Calathea Majestica ‘Whitestar’ produces dark green leaves with white and pink pinstripes, which turn all-white when the leaf reaches maturity. When cared for properly, Calathea Whitestars can grow up to 3 feet tall, making them a great choice as a floor-plant to spruce up boring corners!

All About Calathea makoyana ‘Peacock Calathea’

Posted on December 12 2022

The Calathea makoyana steals the show with its alternating, elongated pattern and brushed stripes. At night, it comes alive, revealing its brilliant pattern with a pinkish tinge on the bottom of its leaves. As a Prayer Plant family member, the Calathea makoyana is non-toxic to humans and pets, and requires medium care, making it an easy addition to your home!

All About Ctenanthe Burle Marxii ‘Fishbone Prayer Plant’

Posted on December 12 2022

The Ctenanthe Burle Marxii makes a striking addition to the plant family with its perfectly oval shape and its elongated bone-like pattern pointing to the leaf’s edge (thus the name). As a member of the Marantaceae family, the Fishbone Prayer Plant requires medium care. Plus, these plants are mobile; their leaves constantly go up and down. New leaves appear like rolled-up newspaper and show off its mauve undersides!

All About Calathea orbifolia “Round-Leaf Plant”

Posted on December 12 2022

True to its name, the Calathea Orbifolia has round leaves that can mature to astronomical size: nearly a foot wide! Light green foliage, with silvery mosaic stripes, makes for an indescribable beauty. Add this plant to your collection or as a solitary piece of art! As a Prayer Plant family member, the Calathea Orbifolia requires medium care and will reward you with up-and-down leaf movement!

All About Calathea Ornata ‘Sanderina’ “The Pinstripe Plant”

Posted on December 12 2022

This plant is a perfect candidate for #OnWednesdayWeWearPink. Dark, glossy (almost black) leaves are complimented by pink brushstroke stripes. As a Prayer Plant family member, the Pinstripe Plant requires medium care and moves its leaves up-and-down, depending on the sun. This plant goes great on its own, or pair it with Anthurium and Monstera adansonii for a fun play on patterns and texture!

All About Monstera deliciosa ‘Thai Constellation’

Posted on December 12 2022

The ‘Thai Constellation’ is a variegated Monstera deliciosa. This variety of Monstera deliciosa has green leaves with scattered creamy yellow variegation that resembles constellation-like patterns. The variegated leaves combined with perforated leaves makes for a truly show stopping plant. Each Thai Constellation varies in pattern, so your Monstera will be like no other out there!

All About Calathea lancifolia ‘Rattlesnake’ Prayer Plant

Posted on December 12 2022

The Calathea lancifolia says ‘Good Morning’ and ‘Goodnight’ by waving its elongated, perfectly crinkled, patterned green-on-green leaves. As a Marantaceae family member, the Rattlesnake Prayer Plant has medium-difficulty care requirements. It also moves up and down according to the light cycles, revealing its matte-plum leaf undersides at night. Since it’s a non-toxic plant, this eye-catcher is a perfect addition to any family! 

All About Monstera adansonii ‘Swiss Cheese Vine’

Posted on December 12 2022

Monstera adansonii, also known as the ‘Swiss Cheese Vine’, is an easy-to-grow houseplant with show stopping foliage. Each leaf is full of natural oval-shaped holes called fenestration that earn the plant its nickname. ‘Swiss Cheese Vines’ loves to climb, and when provided a moss pole, will reward you with larger leaves. Alternately, this vine makes a lovely hanging plant as without support, the vines will cascade down the sides of the pot.

All About Monstera adansonii ‘Friedrichsthalii’

Posted on December 12 2022

Monstera adansonii ‘Friedrichsthalii’ is usually listed under Monstera Friedrichsthalii but the correct name is M. adansonii. As this plant matures, it’s leaves change and begin to form fenestration, oval holes in the leaves.This plant makes an unusual hanging basket or trailing over a mixed pot. It is easy to grow and tolerates low light.

All About Hoya carnosa compacta ‘Hindu Rope’

Posted on December 12 2022

The Hoya carnosa compacta “Hindu Rope’ has draping vines resembling thick ropes with their crowded, contorted leaves. These fleshy, curled leaves, which may be either solid dark green in color or variegated green and white, have an attractive glossy or waxy appearance. The clusters of small star-shaped flowers are also often waxy. With minimal effort, you can enjoy the Hindu rope plant’s remarkable foliage for many, many years – even decades! 

All About Calathea veitchiana ‘Medallion’

Posted on December 12 2022

Dark, purple undersides with stained-glass leaf tops make the Calathea Veitchiana ‘Medallion’ one in a million! As a member of the ‘Prayer Plant’ family, you have an active piece of art that will signal when it’s time to start and end the day. Calathea Medallions require medium care, only a slightly green thumb is required.

All About Monstera deliciosa ‘Swiss Cheese Plant’

Posted on December 12 2022

Monstera deliciosa, or ‘Swiss Cheese Plant’ as some call it, is a tropical plant from the Araceae family. Its name comes from the Latin meaning “abnormal” because of its odd, perforated leaves that are often punched through with holes. This mighty vining plant is grown indoors in temperate climates but can be grown outdoors in zones 10 and 11.

All About Calathea roseopicta 'Surprise Star'

Posted on December 12 2022

Dark, glossy leaves, with stunning fuchsia, watercolor borderlines make the Calathea roseopicta 'Surprise Star’ an intriguing addition to any plant lover’s collection. New growth comes in light green, darkening into a glistening, almost-black when mature. As a Calathea, the ‘Surprise Star’ is non-toxic to pets and people.

All About Calathea Leopardina

Posted on December 12 2022

Not all Calatheas cover vertical space, but this one does! Long stems point out towards perky-green, feather-shaped leaves that have perfectly spaced, swooping stripes. These non-toxic, medium care requirements, fast growers can reach up to two feet in height, which makes the Calathea Leopardina perfect to fill in dull corners or negative space around the TV. 

All About Ficus elastica ‘Tineke’ Variegated

Posted on December 12 2022

Ficus elastica 'tineke rubber tree’' is a species of plant in the Moraceae family. It’s known as the 'the rubber plant' because of its sticky latex sap that dries into a low quality rubber. New growth on this tree will have beautiful pink, green, and yellow variegated leaves. Some people describe the pattern on each leave as “blended watercolors.”

All About Cordyline fruticosa ‘Maria Pink’

Posted on December 12 2022

The Cordyline fruticosa ‘Maria Pink’ has leaves that range from maroon to brilliant pink. As an Asparagaceae family member, the ‘Maria Pink’ has easy care requirements. This plant can be enjoyed on porches during the summer and moved indoors during the winter or in colder climates. ‘Maria Pink’ can also thrive when planted in the ground in warmer climates. 

All About Alocasia amazonica ‘Polly’

Posted on December 12 2022

Alocasia amazonica ‘Polly’ is a striking and beautiful houseplant. It’s dark green leaves are arrow shaped with wavy edges. What might be the most eye catching feature of this plant are the creamy white ribs and margins that contrast so well against their dark background. With proper care; bright indirect light, regular watering, and humidity, this plant will be a stand out among your collection.

All About Alocasia Maharani

Posted on December 12 2022

Velvety, grey-on-grey, silvery, textured, pillowy goodness is what the Alocasia Maharani has to offer! There’s so much subtle beauty about this plant to enjoy; making it a minimalist’s dream! Give your Alocasia Maharani the extra care it needs by increasing the humidity and providing it with the well-draining soil it needs. With a little effort, this plant will reward you with plenty of healthy growth.

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