Ctenanthe Burle Marxii Houseplant Pack 85mm

If you've ever tried growing a Calathea and had very little success (actually nill) but still can't get-over the unique patterns, the interest into your plant collection? Then we'll let you in on The Ctenanthe’s best kept secret! He is the easier-er variety, looks a lot like a Calathea (but he's not) and can handle a lot of what you got to give (most often not a lot) along with the handling the lower light levels.

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Description

Burle-Marxii is named after the famous Brazilian artist and landscape designer – Roberto Burle Marx (absolute legend who you need to google ASAP if you haven't heard of him!) This babe is native to the hot, humid rainforests of Brazil which means he likes a nice bright light, regular water and a nice humid spot away from any cold breezes. 

He also gets called a bunch of other names like Fishbone Prayer Plant, Calathea Fishbone, or Calathea ambilis. Regardless of all his different names, he is a cruisy, brilliant indoor houseplant loved for his easy-going nature, colourful patterned leaves and his interesting nighttime habits. He has striped, fishbone patterned leaves that arrange themselves in an upright fan-like arrangement and are greyish/green with dark green margins and a red underside. Come night he tucks and folds his leaves away like he is making a prayer (hence his nickname Fishbone Prayer Plant). 

 

 

 

  • Description
  • Burle-Marxii is named after the famous Brazilian artist and landscape designer – Roberto Burle Marx (absolute legend who you need to google ASAP if you haven't heard of him!) This babe is native to the hot, humid rainforests of Brazil which means he likes a nice bright light, regular water and a nice humid spot away from any cold breezes. 

    He also gets called a bunch of other names like Fishbone Prayer Plant, Calathea Fishbone, or Calathea ambilis. Regardless of all his different names, he is a cruisy, brilliant indoor houseplant loved for his easy-going nature, colourful patterned leaves and his interesting nighttime habits. He has striped, fishbone patterned leaves that arrange themselves in an upright fan-like arrangement and are greyish/green with dark green margins and a red underside. Come night he tucks and folds his leaves away like he is making a prayer (hence his nickname Fishbone Prayer Plant). 

     

     

     

  • Quick Facts
  • What to use me for: Add colour and patterns to your plant collection 

    I grow to: 30cm high, 50cm wide 

    Where to place me: I like a bright spot indoors but can also handle a room with low natural light levels

    Please take care when choosing your plants. Some plants are poisonous and individuals may be more sensitive or react differently.

  • Size
  • I am currently 5-10cm in a 85mm nursery tube 

  • Growing
  • Drink preferences

    Give me a top up when the first few cms of my soil are dry to touch 

    Potting needs 

    I like a pot with a drainage hole and will do my best in a good quality, well-draining potting mix 

    Tips and tricks

    Because I am from the tropics I need to be kept in a humid spot like the bathroom. If you think your house doesn't get engouh humidity pop on a pebble tray or shout yourself a humidifier. Cut back any browning old leaves and let my new ones move on in. 

  • Delivery
  • Our plants are beautifully grown and have well-developed roots. They are hardened, can be planted directly into the planters and are excellent performing Indoor plants - it’s our plant promise guarantee!

    We carefully package your plants into a customised box to ensure safe transport, healthy plants and fast, free delivery to your door

     

Description

Burle-Marxii is named after the famous Brazilian artist and landscape designer – Roberto Burle Marx (absolute legend who you need to google ASAP if you haven't heard of him!) This babe is native to the hot, humid rainforests of Brazil which means he likes a nice bright light, regular water and a nice humid spot away from any cold breezes. 

He also gets called a bunch of other names like Fishbone Prayer Plant, Calathea Fishbone, or Calathea ambilis. Regardless of all his different names, he is a cruisy, brilliant indoor houseplant loved for his easy-going nature, colourful patterned leaves and his interesting nighttime habits. He has striped, fishbone patterned leaves that arrange themselves in an upright fan-like arrangement and are greyish/green with dark green margins and a red underside. Come night he tucks and folds his leaves away like he is making a prayer (hence his nickname Fishbone Prayer Plant). 

 

 

 

Quick Facts

What to use me for: Add colour and patterns to your plant collection 

I grow to: 30cm high, 50cm wide 

Where to place me: I like a bright spot indoors but can also handle a room with low natural light levels

Please take care when choosing your plants. Some plants are poisonous and individuals may be more sensitive or react differently.

Size

I am currently 5-10cm in a 85mm nursery tube 

Growing

Drink preferences

Give me a top up when the first few cms of my soil are dry to touch 

Potting needs 

I like a pot with a drainage hole and will do my best in a good quality, well-draining potting mix 

Tips and tricks

Because I am from the tropics I need to be kept in a humid spot like the bathroom. If you think your house doesn't get engouh humidity pop on a pebble tray or shout yourself a humidifier. Cut back any browning old leaves and let my new ones move on in. 

Delivery

Our plants are beautifully grown and have well-developed roots. They are hardened, can be planted directly into the planters and are excellent performing Indoor plants - it’s our plant promise guarantee!

We carefully package your plants into a customised box to ensure safe transport, healthy plants and fast, free delivery to your door

 

Quick Facts

What to use me for: Add colour and patterns to your plant collection 

I grow to: 30cm high, 50cm wide 

Where to place me: I like a bright spot indoors but can also handle a room with low natural light levels

Please take care when choosing your plants. Some plants are poisonous and individuals may be more sensitive or react differently.

Size

I am currently 5-10cm in a 85mm nursery tube 

Growing

Drink preferences

Give me a top up when the first few cms of my soil are dry to touch 

Potting needs 

I like a pot with a drainage hole and will do my best in a good quality, well-draining potting mix 

Tips and tricks

Because I am from the tropics I need to be kept in a humid spot like the bathroom. If you think your house doesn't get engouh humidity pop on a pebble tray or shout yourself a humidifier. Cut back any browning old leaves and let my new ones move on in. 

Delivery

Our plants are beautifully grown and have well-developed roots. They are hardened, can be planted directly into the planters and are excellent performing Indoor plants - it’s our plant promise guarantee!

We carefully package your plants into a customised box to ensure safe transport, healthy plants and fast, free delivery to your door

 

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