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Goeppertia micans

Common Name(s):

Previously known as:

  • Calathea micans
Phonetic Spelling
GOH-per-sha MY-kanz
Description

A tropical perennial from South and Central America that spreads via rhizomes.  As they tolerate low-light conditions, they work well as houseplants.

See this plant in the following landscape:
Cultivars / Varieties:
Tags:
#perennial#rhizomes#herbaceous perennial#houseplants#non-toxic for horses#non-toxic for dogs#non-toxic for cats#tropical
 
Cultivars / Varieties:
Tags:
#perennial#rhizomes#herbaceous perennial#houseplants#non-toxic for horses#non-toxic for dogs#non-toxic for cats#tropical
  • Attributes:
    Genus:
    Goeppertia
    Species:
    micans
    Family:
    Marantaceae
    Life Cycle:
    Perennial
    Recommended Propagation Strategy:
    Division
    Country Or Region Of Origin:
    Mexico to S. Tropical America
  • Whole Plant Traits:
    Plant Type:
    Herbaceous Perennial
    Houseplant
  • Cultural Conditions:
    Light:
    Dappled Sunlight (Shade through upper canopy all day)
    Deep shade (Less than 2 hours to no direct sunlight)
    Partial Shade (Direct sunlight only part of the day, 2-6 hours)
  • Leaves:
    Leaf Color:
    Green
    Hairs Present:
    No
  • Stem:
    Stem Is Aromatic:
    No
  • Landscape:
    Landscape Location:
    Houseplants