Calathea Orbifolia


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Calathea Orbifolia large, round leaves subtly striped with pale, silvery markings. The undersides of the leaf is also silvery green.

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Calathea Orbifolia large, round leaves subtly striped with pale, silvery markings. The undersides of the leaf is also silvery green. Orbifolia is one of the most ornamental house plants of the popular Calathea genus. The sky reaching growth combined with the silvery foliage brings both volume and aesthetics to any room.

As a member of the Marantaceae family, Calathea Orbifolia is an active plant which undergoes observable nyctinasty, the process of foliage reacting to the daily light cycle. Therefore, enjoying a position out of direct sun light with changes in the daily lighting environment.

Calathea Orbifolia thrives indoors with the correct care. Ensure your environment has high humidity with no direct sun light. Most importantly the plant should be watered with soft water only, free from calcium carbonate and other minerals found in many urban water sources. Grouping Calatheas will help achieve the correct humidity along with an attentive watering routine.

Added bonus: Calathea are not poisonous which means it’s pet friendly (non toxic to cats and dogs).

Pair it with Marble self watering planter, Fóbe or NAHK ceramics.

Care Tips: group calatheas together for optimal humidity, remove dead growth 1cm from the base of the plant with sharp garden specific shears

Light: bright, indirect light

Water: generously in spring/summer, much less in autumn/winter, water should be room temperature and soft

Humidity: High

Soil: well draining

This plant is about 30cm tall and come sin pot size 12cm.

Delivery Time

Germany 1-3 days

For all other countries delivery time can range from 3-10 days.

At the moment we are processing the orders on Mondays only – so if you order from us on a Wednesday it won’t be processed until the following Monday.

Due to bio laws our plants are shipped only to the countries of European Union, Norway and Switzerland. Shipping fee includes packaging and handling costs. All parcels are send with tracking number. We cannot guarantee specific delivery times. Please note: we aim to get all orders shipped within 7 working days from the date of order.

To avoid plants being held up in the post, we only post them out Monday to Wednesday (depending on the season) if shipping inland Germany or Mondays only when shipping in EU.

When ordering in winter, please know that we ship our plants with heat packs included in the package. We can however postpone the shipment if the temperatures go below 0.

Please note that some damage can occur during transit on occasions, despite our best efforts to package our plants ready for travel. We hope you understand if that does by chance occur.


An example picture gives a trustworthy image of the plant with good care. The plant at the example picture is not the plant that will be delivered. This is an example, so variations are possible. The eventually delivered plant may differ in for example size, number of flower branches, etc.