A darker variety of Calathea. Calathea roseopicta Dottie adds an attractive contrast to the greener varieties. The deep green burgundy leaves have a hashed pink border and a central pink stroke. The undersides are a striking deep red-purple, leaving no doubt about it's tropical credentials.
Too wet, pet? The yellowing of lower leaves forms part of the natural aging process of your plant, however, if new growth is turning yellow, the plant is overwatered. Reduce watering immediately.
A tip for leaf tips! Brown leaf tips are a sign of your plant not receiving enough humidity. Try daily misting or moving location to a bathroom or kitchen.
Going round the twist! If you have noticed that the leaves on your Calathea have started to curl, your plant needs more water. Try to keep the plant evenly moist at all times, but not soggy.
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