Botanical name: Calathea zebrina Family: Marantaceae (Arrowroot family)
Synonyms: Maranta zebrina, Maranta pulchella
Zebra plant, a native of Brazil, is an interesting garden plant. It is characteristic for having zebra-like patterns on its elliptic leaves. Plants reach 3 feet in containers. Leaves emerge from basal rosettes and may reach 2 feet long by 1 foot wide. The flowers are pink-purple borne in spike, not showy. It is grown primarily as a foliage plant. Flowers are rarely produced in cultivation.
Identification credit: Nongthombam Ullysess
The flower labeled Zebra Plant is ...