Calathea lutea ( Sikha) - Marantaceae

               This is a larger Calathea growing 6' to 8' high ( 1.8m to 2.4m ) or more in light shade to half

                shade. The brownish long cones are producing small yellow flowers and appear below the

                leaves. The leaves themselves are broad and attractive, being gracefully held on long stems

                which gives this plant a very tropical looking appearance.

                A beautiful larger plant adding distinctive flavor to any exotic garden design.

                Being rather hardy it grows well also in places with subtropical climate.

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