Tuesday, December 7, 2010


Calathea burle-marxii 'Green ice
Calathea burle-marxii 'White ice

Calathea burle-marxii 'White ice

Botanical name/Nama sains: Calathea burle-marxii
Common name/nama biasa: White ice calathea, blue ice calathea, green icr calathea
Origin/Negara asal: Brazil
Height/ketinggian pokok: 2-3 feet (kaki)
Type of soil/tanah tanaman: Organic rich soil/Tanah kaya demgan bahan organic
Water requirement/keperluan air: Required a lot of water/ perlu banyak air
Sunlight/matahari: partial to full shade/ Separa matahari hingga teduh
Description and notes/ catatan berkenaan pokok ini: The inflorescenses is very long lasting and here in Malaysia this plant is available only at few nurseries specialising in exotic plants or from exotic plant collectors / Bunga pokok ini tahan lama dan pokok ini sangat susah untuk didapati kecuali tapak semaian tertentu atau dari pengumpul pokok eksotik

1 comment:

  1. Calathea Burle Ice Blue I saw growing and in bloom at Fairchild Gardens in the Miami area of Florida in the U.S. A.
    It is I think the most beautiful bloom that I have ever seen.

    I am Canadian 70 years old and gardening for many years