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Calathea 'White Star'

Calathea 'White Star'

Regular price£20.00

Caring for your new leafy green friends

Dry Out

Dry Out

Please don’t put me on or close to a radiator, the heat will dry me out.



Take me out of any ceramic pots when watering to stop my roots rotting.



I need light to survive. Please give me light!

Cold Spots

Cold Spots

I don’t like draughts! Keep me away from any cold spots in the house.

Useful Information

Plant Bio

Calathea 'White Star' (Goeppertia majestica 'Albo-lineata') is part of the Marantaceae family and is native to the tropics of South America. 

They have oblong shaped leaves with a white venation on top and purple toned underside. This plant grows upright and you may notice it's leaves will close up at night and reopen in the morning.

This plant is non-toxic.

Pot: ø 14cm.

Height: Approximately 50cm from base of pot.

Ceramic pot not included.


How do you care for Calathea ‘White Star’ Zebra Plant?

Care for your Calathea ‘White Star’ Zebra Plant by keeping it away from hot or cold drafts, and never below temperatures of 21ºC. The colours of Calathea ‘White Star’ Zebra Plant leaves will fade in direct sunlight so keep it in partial shade. A well lit but sunless spot is great for winter. Compost should be kept moist at all times but reduce watering a little during winter. Use soft-tepid water when watering the Calathea ‘White Star’ Zebra Plant. It loves humid environments so mist the leaves regularly. 

Can you keep a Calathea ‘White Star’ Zebra Plant outside?

No you cannot keep a Calathea ‘White Star’. Never allow it to spend long in temperatures below 21ºC or direct sunlight because this can cause damage to it’s spectacular foliage. 

Is a Calathea ‘White Star’ Zebra Plant poisonous?

No, the Calathea ‘White Star’ Zebra Plant is not poisonous, however the sap from the plan can cause some skin irritation in people with sensitive skin or allergies.

Why is my Calathea ‘White Star’ Zebra Plant dying?

Your Calathea ‘White Star’ Zebra Plant may be dying due to several reasons. Never allow it’s soil to completely dry out as this will result in severe drooping and loss of leaves. If the environment which you keep your Calathea ‘White Star’ Zebra Plant’s air is too dry this can cause leaves to die and drop off. Mist leaves regularly. Keeping the Calathea ‘White Star’ Zebra Plant’s compost moist at all times is key but if left in excess water, root rot and rotting stems may occur. 

How big will my Calathea ‘White Star’ Zebra Plant grow?

Calathea ‘White Star’ Zebra Plant can grow up too 2ft. Their leaves can grow up to 9” in length and 3” in width. The leaves have pointed tips.

Delivery & Returns


Please be aware that your plant may vary from the picture as this is a living item. Variations of shape and colour are perfectly natural and to be expected.  We will send you a plant as close to the picture and description as possible. The picture shown is an example of what's in stock unless stated otherwise.

Our plants are sent with a detailed care guide to help you look after them. You must provide the adequate conditions to keep them alive.

​Shipping & Delivery

We can only ship within the UK. Orders from abroad cannot be fulfilled and will be cancelled & refunded.

We pack and ship all orders on Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays to prevent plants waiting in transit over the weekend.

We do send all our plants via next day delivery, however couriers can sometimes take longer. 


We guarantee our plants 14 day from receipt.  We guarantee to send happy and healthy plants, however, it is your responsibility to care for them and we cannot be held responsible for neglect or mis care. Please send us a picture within 24 hours of receiving your plant and we'll help you out with your issue.

If returning your order, please keep all original packaging and use this to send the plant back to us. This will ensure the plant is kept as safe as possible on its return.

To allow the plant to acclimatise in its new home, there should be no repotting of the plant for a minimum of 14 days after receipt. If any plant has been repotted or a cutting has been taken then we are not able to accept returns.

We are happy to replace your plant if it is very badly damaged in transport. The loss of a leaf in transport on a healthy plant should not generally be cause for any concern. We cannot give a refund for snapped leaves.

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