This greenie impresses any plant parent with its beauty. Goeeppertia Insignis (Calathea Lancifolia, Rattlesnake Plant) is an evergreen herbaceous perennial native to the Brazilian jungle. Its voluminous leaves with wavy edges, purple undersides and spots reminiscent of snake skin give it a very distinctive look. The tropical queen can be quite demanding in colder climates, yet always rewards attentive enthusiasts with its exotic charm.
It is a tropical evergreen perennial native to Brazil and beloved houseplant for numerous greenery enthusiasts worldwide. The plant is praised for its variegated leaves with wavy patterns close to its edges. While the foliage itself is of different shades of green, the undersides are purple. As a potted plant, Calathea Lancifolia typically grows to about 20 inches (50 cm).