Known as the Velvet Calathea because of its silky undersides, the Calathea Rubifara is a tropical plant which thrives in a humid environment.
It needs bright indirect light – direct sun will damage its leaves. It likes its soil to be kept damp at all times but make sure not to leave it standing in water for long periods as this can cause root rot.
As a tropical plant, it will need a regular misting. It likes the warm - make sure to avoid any draughty areas.
Wipe down its leaves every so often to remove any dust.
This plant is air purifying and pet friendly.