Calathea lancifolia, or Rattlesnake Plant, is a unique and beautiful tropical plant! It displays an upright clump of long, bright green, wavy leaves with alternating ovals of dark green, highlighted by rich purple undersides. Calatheas grow best in an evenly moist, well-drained soil. Feed with a slow-release fertilizer at planting. Rattlesnake Plant is a beautiful accent for borders and containers, but especially great as a houseplant. Protect your PRINCE OF PARADISE™ from frost!