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  Goeppertia 'Beauty Star'
  Family Name : Marantaceae

  Synonyms : Calathea 'Beauty Star'

  Common Names : Peacock Plant

 
Peacock Plant
  • Record Info
  • Life Stage & Characteristics
    • Plant Division :
      Angiosperms (Flowering Seed Plants)
      Plant Growth Form :
      Herbaceous Plant
      Lifespan (in Singapore) :
      Perennial
      Mode of Nutrition :
      Autotrophic
  • Biogeography
    • Native Distribution :
      Of horticultural origin
      Preferred Climate Zone :
      Tropical
      Local Conservation Status :
      Exotic
  • Description & Ethnobotany
    • Plant Morphology :
      Growth Form: It is a herbaceous plant which grows about 30 cm tall.
      Foliage: Its leaves are dark green with lighter green highlights in the center. There are pink and silver lines arising from the midrib, making a nice contrast to the dark colored leaves. The underside of the leaf is dark purple.
      Cultivation :
      It grows best in semi-shade areas or indoor with filtered light. Keep the soil moistened and provide good drainage. Ensure good air circulation around the plants to avoid rot and pest issues.
      Ethnobotanical Uses :
      Cut / Dried Flower
  • Landscaping Features
    • Desirable Plant Features :
      Ornamental Foliage
      Plant & Rootzone Preference/Tolerance :
      Moist Soils, Well-Drained Soils
      Landscape Uses :
      Parks & Gardens, Small Gardens, Interiorscape/ Indoor Plant, Container Planting
  • Plant Care & Propagation
    • Light Preference :
      Semi-Shade
      Water Preference :
      Moderate Water, Occasional Misting
      Propagation Method :
      Division
  • Foliar
    • Mature Foliage Colour(s) :
      Green, Green - Light Green
  • Floral (Angiosperm)
    • Flower Grouping :
      Cluster / Inflorescence

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