This Calathea has elongated, lance shaped leaves of a bright green with darker green splash marks down the center and very beautiful. The leaf underside is a deep maroon color. The leaves tend to be held upright at an angle from the center of the plant allowing both sides of the leaf to be easily seen. Easy grower. Shipped at a height of about 7-10", it eventually can grow up to 2' tall. Wonderful for taller habitats with tree frogs, tropical geckos, etc.