Calathea Medallion

Calathea Medallion is a stunning tropical houseplant known for its striking foliage. It features large, oval-shaped leaves with deep green hues and intricate patterns of creamy-white stripes or blotches, resembling a medallion. The undersides of the leaves showcase a rich purple color, adding to its allure. When grown in optimal conditions, Calathea Medallion produces vibrant pink or white flowers, although it is primarily grown for its foliage.


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Pot Size


Approx Height (incl pot)


Common Name

Calathea Medallion

Latin Name (Plants only)

Calathea roseopicta 'Medallion'.


Keep the soil consistently moist but not waterlogged. Water when the top inch (2.5 cm) of soil feels dry to the touch. Ensure that excess water can drain freely from the pot to prevent root rot.


Calathea Medallion requires high humidity levels to thrive. Mist the leaves regularly or place the plant on a pebble tray filled with water to increase humidity around the plant. Avoid placing it near heating or cooling vents that may dry out the air

Toxic to Cats/Dogs/Children

This plant is toxic if consumed


Maintain temperatures between 18°C to 27°C. Calathea Medallion thrives in warm and humid environments, so avoid cold drafts or sudden temperature fluctuations.

Light Requirements

Calathea Medallion prefers bright, indirect light. Avoid direct sunlight, as it can scorch the leaves. Place the plant near a north or east-facing window where it can receive filtered sunlight.

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