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Rattlesnake plant - Calathea Lancifolia

$45.00 $40.00

Common version
Plant Description

Rattlesnake plants have long, slender, pale green leaves shaped like a lance with dark green border and markings. The leaves have wavy edges which emphasises the marking and beauty of the leaves. It has purplish red on the undersides that are soft to the touch. The striking leaves with the vibrant colour grow in a bunch. 

Native to the Brazilian rainforest, rattlesnake plant thrives in shady, moist and warm climates. The plant gets its name from the sand-coloured flowers it produces which looks like a rattlesnake's tail. In its natural habitat, Rattlesnake plant blooms in late spring to early summer, though it's not likely to bloom indoors. The main attraction of this plant is their gorgeous foliage. With their vibrant colour and distinct makings Rattlesnake plant would add texture and brighten up any interior.

Shipping & Delivery
Bloomspace delivers to NSW, VIC, QLD, ACT, and SA. Some large plants and orders can only be delivered to the Sydney Metro area.

For the Sydney Metro area we charge a flat fee of $15. For all other regions, we search a large database of shipping companies and show you the prices for each company. For Canberra, Brisbane, and Melbourne this cost is typically between $15 - $30. For country regions and/or large orders or large plants, the cost is typically between $30 -$45. Please reach out to us if you are shown an unrealistic cost.

We want to make sure you receive a happy and healthy plant. It will take us a couple of days to prepare the plant for the journey. For customers in Sydney, Canberra, Brisbane, and Melbourne, your plants should be delivered in 4-5 business days after the order has been marked fulfilled, while for customers in regional areas expect 5-7 business days.

All plants are carefully packaged to ensure your plant arrives in perfect condition. Your plant will have been in darkness for a couple of days, so expect your plant's appearance to improve after a couple of days of light and fresh air.
Plant Specifications

Size

Small 35 - 50cm 

Difficulty 

Easy

Pet Friendly

Yes

Light

Prefers bright to medium indirect light. 

Water

Water moderately and keep the soil moist in summer months but not soggy. Reduce frequency over winter, though don’t let the soil dry out for too long. The plant also benefits from occasional misting especially during winter months when the air is dry.