Peacock Plant (Maranta lietzei 'Fusion White')

Botanical names:
Maranta lietzei Accepted
Calathea lietzei Synonym

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Partial or Dappled Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Soil pH Preferences: Slightly acid (6.1 – 6.5)
Neutral (6.6 – 7.3)
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 10b +1.7 °C (35 °F) to +4.4 °C (40 °F)
Plant Height: 6 to 8 inches
Plant Spread: 8 to 12 inches
Leaves: Unusual foliage color
Variegated
Other: Medium green with white feathery markings.
Flowers: Inconspicuous
Flower Color: White
Bloom Size: Under 1"
Flower Time: Late spring or early summer
Underground structures: Rhizome
Suitable Locations: Houseplant
Terrariums
Uses: Groundcover
Resistances: Humidity tolerant
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem
Cuttings: Root
Division
Offsets
Containers: Suitable for hanging baskets
Needs excellent drainage in pots
Miscellaneous: Patent/Plant Breeders' Rights: PP26,187; PBRAF
Parentage: Sport of: unnamed Calathea lietzei

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