Furry Feather 'Wavestar'
Goeppertia rufibarba 'Wavestar'
Also known as
Velvet Calathea 'Wavestar', Prayer Plant 'Wavestar'
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5 years to reach maturity
This plant has no fragrance
Furry Feather 'Wavestar' Overview
Calathea rufibarba has recently been reclassified, it is now known as Goeppertia rufibarba, hence this cultivar is now known as Goeppertia rufibarba 'Wavestar' is a tender, evergreen perennial. It is frequently grown as a houseplant because of its striking foliage. This plant forms clumps of narrow, lance-shaped, green leaves with yellow-green wave-like markings and purple undersides. Leaves have fine hairs across their surface, making them feel like velvet. Yellow blossoms are produced at the base of mature plants in ample light.
Common problems with Furry Feather 'Wavestar'
Can be attacked by glasshouse whitefly and red spider mites but generally disease-free.
How to harvest Furry Feather 'Wavestar'
Generally not harvested.
How to propagate Furry Feather 'Wavestar'
Divide in late spring.