Latin Name: Goeppertia bachemiana
Description: On the rarer side, and known for it's stunning moss-blue foliage, the Bachmiana Calathea displays its blue/green alternating horixontal stripes overtop it's silvery main leaf colour. The leaves themselves al long, oval shaped, and thin in nature. They rise on pinkish-red stems, self-mounding to create a lovely, bushy habit. Requires indirect light and distilled water to thrive.
Watering: Calathea species are known to be picky with their water. Thriving in well draining soil, be sure to let tap water sit for at least 24 hours, or use distilled water when thoroughly soaking plant roots.
Growth Rate: Medium-fast in ideal conditions
Shape: Upright, self mounding
Sun or Shade: Indirect sun, shade
Difficulty level: Medium; has specific light and watering requirements
GUARANTEE: Peter Knippel Nursery Inc. agrees to replace once at no charge, any tree, shrub or evergreen purchased at regular retail price, which fails to grow in the first year from date of purchase.
Roses are guaranteed for the duration of the first growing season (from Spring to Fall) from the date of purchase.
Plants purchased on sale are guaranteed to the sale price only.
In no case shall Peter Knippel Nursery Inc. be liable for more than the amount of the original purchase price.
NOT COVERED: The guarantee does not apply to annuals, tropicals, houseplants, perennials, above-ground planters, sod, bulbs, seeds, customer plants which have been transplanted or ‘final sale’ items. Roses are not guaranteed over the winter months.
We do not guarantee against losses due to vandalism, theft, mechanical or chemical injury, animal damage, pest damage, neglect, improper care or severe weather conditions beyond our control.
CUSTOMER RESPONSIBILITY: The purchaser agrees to follow proper planting, maintenance, watering frequency and winter protection.
If replacement is necessary, the customer is responsible for presenting the failed plant material and the original purchase invoice.