Calathea lancifolia

Tula

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Calathea lancifolia is a lush, tropical plant, prized for it’s dark green spotting and purple leaf undersides. The observant gardener will notice this plant exhibits interesting behavior with respect to its leaves. A member of the prayer plant family, leaves will fold upwards and close together at nighttime to prevent water loss. In the morning, as the sun comes out, leaves will reopen.