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Calathea -

Native to tropical Brazil, Marantas, commonly known as prayer plants, love a warm, humid, and moist environment to live in. With a gentle airflow and enough fertilizer, your Maranta can grow as tall as a foot in height as a houseplant. This plant is known for it's deep green colors and decorative leaves. It is also known for laying it's leaves flat during the day and standing straight up at night, which is where they get their nickname Prayer Plant.  Light Your Prayer Plant will appreciate an indirect spot in medium to bright light. They are tolerate of low-light but...

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The Rhaphidophora Tetrasperma is native to Southern Thailand and Malaysia. Although this plant looks very similar to a Monstera Deliciosa or Philodendron Swiss Cheese plant, it is not related. This tropical plant grows in a compact habit so it does not get as large as a Monstera. If you are looking for a smaller, hanging or climbing plant, the Rhaphidophora grows extremely well indoors and is fairly low maintenance.  Light Your Rhaphidophora will appreciate a bright indirect light setting to grow in. Direct sunlight can be too harsh on the leaves so avoid that as much as possible. Filtered bright...

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Native to tropical America, the Clusia, also known as the Autograph Plant, works great as an indoor or outdoor plant in the summer months. The leaves are so tough on this plant that you are able to carve into it, hence the name Autograph Plant. This gorgeous tree can bloom flowers and fruit when in the right environment during the summer months.  Light Your Clusia will thrive in full sun as an outdoor plant but can tolerate partial shade. If they are grown as indoor plants, they can adjust to medium light.  Water Although this plant is fairly drought tolerant,...

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philodendron, rare plants -

The Philodendron Florida Ghost is a rare and unique plant that is hard to find! This low-maintenance plant connects very well with its name because the new leaves come in a glossy, white color that look like the shape of a ghost. As the leaves mature they turn lime green to later turn dark green. This plant is treated just like any other Philodendron but extra rare!  Light Your Florida Ghost will appreciate a spot in bright, indirect sunlight. Avoid direct sunlight as it will scorch the leaves. Although yellowing leaves can be a part of development of your plant,...

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The Aphelandra Squarrosa, also known as the Zebra Plant, is native to the jungles of Brazil where the climate is warm, humid, and moist. This beautifully patterned, flowering plant can be temperamental but gorgeous when it is thriving. They produce big yellow flowers (that resemble pineapples!) in the summer and can last for several weeks. Because this is a tropical plant it can be difficult to grow indoors but with the right care and attention, it will thrive.  Light Your Zebra Plant will thrive in bright indirect light. Direct sunlight will be harmful to the leaves as these plants grow...

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