The popularity of White Star Calatheas is no mystery. This succulent has a beautiful, starshaped blossom that is unmistakable. Plus, this plant is easy to grow and care for, making it an ideal choice for gardeners who want a showy addition to their landscape. The flowers are also sweetly fragrant.
Calathea ‘White Star’ – 4″ Pot
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We all know or have heard of orchids – those beautiful flowers that are often featured in orchid shows. But have you ever wondered what kind of orchid White Star Calathea is? If not, now is the time to learn more about this intriguing flower. Here, we will take a look at some of the things that make White Star Calathea unique, as well as some facts about this species of orchid.
- -Grow perfectly in texture-changing light and medium moist or wet conditions.
- -Flowers can bear either male or female sex organs, a rare trait amongst orchids
- -Uniquely born with crests on their leaves that serve as natural pollinators
- Gorgeous, pure white appearance
- Single growth
- Green flowers with light purple petals at the flowers edge
- Red on underside of each petal
- -One of a kind characteristics
- Orchids often inhabit the Caribbean - but White Star Calathea is found only in the southern US and Puerto Rico
- Orchid blooms are unique because they are large and showy, unlike any other plants in their habitat
- This orchid can also be identified by its huge leaves that have a smooth grasslike texture
- White Star Calathea is also well known for having yellow flowers
- The pollination method of this orchid is unusual because it depends on flies