Lg. Giant Rattlesnake Plant (calathea crotilifera)

Spectacular upright glowing yellow colored 2 foot tall inflorescence give the impression of a rattlesnakes rattle. Small yellow flowers pop from the tips of the rattles awaiting pollination. Clumps may reach 6 to 12 feet in overall height and prefer a moist soil. Sought after for the unique grouping of flowers and tropical appearance Calathea are a wonderful addition to any tropical collection.

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Urban Tropicals Horticulture