A darker variety of Calathea closely related to Calathea Dottie. Calathea roseopicta Surprise Star 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.
A tip for leaf tips! Some brown leaf tips are common but low humidity will make things worse. Try daily misting or moving location to a bathroom or kitchen.
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.
Centre of attention! Calathea need plenty of attention to look their best, particularly when it comes to humidity and watering. Check in with your plant frequently as negative changes can happen quickly.
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