The unique feature of this plant lies in its double ornamental value: these are a combination of decorative leaves together with gorgeous flowers. The word ‘bi’ in the name of Bicajoux, comes from the Latin word ‘bis’, meaning ‘2’ or ‘double’.
The Calathea is a genus of plants belonging to the family Marantaceae. There are a large number of species in the genus. The Calathea is native to the Americas. The Calathea bicajoux has striking leaves are the attraction for tropical gardeners and indoor plant lovers as well. Calathea bicajoux has large, oval leaves in a light green colour, with a dark green feathery pattern up the centre. Not only is the leaf the feature but also its pink flower. Calatheas grow by means of a creeping rhizome.