Recreate a corner of South America: the ideal plant to do it is the Calathea!
The Calathea is a very beautiful essence from South America, very colorful, which immediately affects the variegation of its leaves, which have a large green edging and a light / reddish green center. Among the same ovoid leaves, very delicate and graceful flowers are born in nature, but it is rare to see them appear if the calathea is grown in the apartment. In some cases it is called Maranta. The name Calathea derives from the Greek "Kalathos" or "basket", as the Indians used its long leaves to weave baskets. Its beauty makes it particularly suitable for trendy environments.
The same leaves, which have a reddish stem, are gently undulating, and this makes it even more interesting: the tropical atmosphere of South America will peep out if you place a Calathea like this in your home!
He lives well indoors, but suffers under 10 ° C. It can be placed outdoors in spring and summer, but in a shady area. The soil that requires the Calathea is slightly acidic and well drained. The water must always be