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Baby Calathea Ornata in a 2in nursery pot.

This is a beautiful and more uncommon variety that requires high humidity.

Light: Bright Filtered or Indirect Light 
Prefers moderate to bright, indirect light; avoid direct sunlight. Direct sun will burn foliage.

Water: High
Likes to stay consistently moist; never let it dry out. Water roughly once a week or more depending on light and environment. This variety can be more sensitive to chemicals and metals in tap water; distilled or filtered water can help reduce browning.

Humidity: High
Should be grown in high humidity near a humidifier or a humid bright bathroom.

Soil: Moisture-retaining potting soil mix
50 percent potting soil, 20 percent orchid bark, 20 percent charcoal, and 10 percent vermiculite/perlite

Toxicity Level: Not toxic to animals.

Additional Information: Brown spotting and crispy leaves are a sign of chemical burn from tap water. Not tolerant to cold temperatures. May go dormant during winter; cut back watering during winter. 

Find more care instructions for this plant here.
Learn more about your light here.


2in Calathea Ornata

$7.00 USD
Type: House Plants
Plant Health

Plant Health: At Paraíso we go above and beyond to ensure our plants are healthy and ready to thrive indoors. We spray every surface of each plant with organic cold-pressed Neem Oil. Neem is an organic horticultural oil that is a highly effective pest control and helps to ensure your plant's long-term health. 

We strive for our plants to be the healthiest and most lush around because we care deeply about plant health.

Delivery & Shipping

Our entire selection of plants is available for store pickup or local delivery. 

Store Pickup

  • Pickup anytime during store hours.
  • Pickups are ready within 1 hr during business hours and must be picked up within a week of purchase.
  • No order minimum. 

Local Delivery - $15

  • Delivery options available at checkout. 
  • We currently offer delivery throughout Berkeley, Oakland, Richmond, El Cerrito, Albany, Emeryville, and Kensington.
  • Delivery Process: We will leave the plant(s) at your doorstep, and we ask that you meet us curbside if you live in an apartment complex, and we will text you when we arrive.

Nationwide Shipping

  • Ground shipping across the US.
    • Plants in pot sizes up to 8in are eligible for shipping. If you would like to ship a larger plant, please contact us directly for availability and shipping costs.
  • Order Fulfillment:
    • Store pick-up - In stock orders usually fulfill within 1 hour during store hours.
    • USPS Shipping - In stock orders fulfill Monday-Wednesday for shipping. Orders placed after Wednesday are held for shipping on Monday to avoid weekend delays.
  • Shipping & Plant Health
    • We will cancel orders traveling through freezing conditions or during snow to prevent damage.  
    • We make every effort to make sure your plants arrive healthy and ready for you to add to your collection, even so, shipping them will often cause imperfections or occasional leaf damage that will not interfere with the health of your plant. We encourage you to unbox and water your new plants as soon as they arrive.
    • Your satisfaction is the most important thing to us. If you have any problems with your order, or items arrive damaged, please contact us within 24 hours of delivery and we'll make it right.
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