Calathea flamestar is brilliant bright green with lime green stripes Calathea Flamestar in a shaded corner with its big striped leaves
Calathea flamestar is brilliant bright green with lime green stripes Calathea Flamestar in a shaded corner with its big striped leaves

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Calathea Flamestar

Calathea veitchiana 'Beauty Star'

Calathea Flamestar is a new introduction for 2021. The bright green leaves and lime green variegation almost look painted, making them quite the conversation spark. These leaves will move fold up at night giving it the look of prayer.

Growzone: 9-11

As Low As: $42.95

1. Choose Size & Quantity
Size Price Quantity
6 Inch Pot $42.95
2. Choose Recommended Add-Ons
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Ocean Forest Potting Soil
12 Dry Quarts
$21.95
Espoma Organic Potting Mix
4 Quart Bag
$16.95
Jack's Classic Houseplant Special Fertilizer
8 oz. Tub
$17.95
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Calathea Flame star is simply beautiful. With its rich green and yellow striped leaves, it will easily become one of your most prized house plants. Pet and child safe makes this possibly one of the best houseplants for homes with pets and children.


Mature Height: 12 to 18 Inches
Mature Width: 12 to 18 Inches
Classification: Tropical
Sunlight: Fluorescent to bright, indirect
Habit: Evenly balanced, compact
Flower Color: White, rarely flowers indoors
Foliage: Green spade-shaped leaves with lime green stripes
Soil Condition: Well drained
Water Requirements: Evenly moist, OK to dry out slightly between watering
Uses: Excellent indoors in offices or low light areas
This Plants Growzone: 9-11 Calathea Flamestar Hardiness Zone

How to Care for Calathea Flamestar

Before you buy a Calathea Flamestar Plant, make sure to read about the recommended care instructions to keep this plant healthy and thriving.

How often do I water Calathea Flamestar?

How often do I water Calathea Flamestar?

Calathea Flamestar likes to dry out occasionally between watering. They will tolerate staying moist, but prefer not to have constantly wet soil. When the top inch of the soil feels dry to the touch, you know its time to water it again.

What soil should I use for Calathea Flamestar?

What soil should I use for Calathea Flamestar?

The Calathea Flamestar needs a very well drained soil. Regular potting mix or potting soil mixed with sand or cactus soil works well for plants potted in containers. You should not need to repot your Calathea Flamestar very often, only do so when it is so rootbound you cannot press your finger in to test for moisture.

How much light does Calathea Flamestar need?

How much light does Calathea Flamestar need?

Calathea Flamestars do well with bright, indirect light, but they can tolerate lower light or fluorescent light sources.

How should I fertilize Calathea Flamestar?

How should I fertilize Calathea Flamestar?

Any all purpose, fertilizer will work for Calathea Flame Star.


Additional Information

Calathea flamestar plants are part of the Marantaceae family which includes about 50 species of tropical house plants. Indigenous to the tropical forests of South America it contains three genera: Calatheas, Maranta, and Stromanthe. 

The leaves of Calathea are flat during the day and foldup during the night. This habit is the origin of the common name “prayer plant”. Calathea Flamestar Plants can seem like high-maintenance divas at first as they require almost perfect conditions to thrive. They grow best when provided with tropical forest-like conditions: warm, moist, conditions will make your calathea flamestar happiest. 

Calathea plants that are kept too cool or too dry are likely to lose their leaves or begin to develop root or foliar issues. Plants that are exposed to too much sun are likely to lose their vivid coloring and develop brown blotches on their leaves.


Frequently Asked questions

Is Calathea Flamestar Safe For Pets?

Why are my Calathea leaves turning Brown?

Are Calathea safe for homes with Children?


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