Calathea: Makoyana (The Peacock Plant)


The Peacock plant features leaves with a feather-like pattern in shades of green, with pink-purple undersides.

Plant care: Thrives in bright indirect sunlight. Keep moist at all times, but not wet. Frequent small waterings are preferred over deep irrigation.

Pet-friendly? Yes.

Botanical Name Calathea makoyana
Common Name Peacock Plant, Cathedral Windows
Plant Type Tropical, Foliage
Mature Size Up to 4 ft. tall
Sun Exposure Partial Sun, Full Shade
Soil Type Moist but well-drained
Soil pH Acidic, neutral, alkaline
Hardiness Zones 
Native Area Brazil
Pet-friendly? Yes