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Calathea Roseopicta Dottie

Calathea Roseopicta Dottie, commonly known as the Rose Painted Calathea or simply Calathea Dottie, is a popular ornamental houseplant appreciated for its striking dark foliage. It is native to the rainforests of Brazil.

  • Moderate
  • Bright, Indirect
Winter Shipping Insurance (Optional)


Who needs it?  If you live in an area that experiences winter temperatures below 45 degrees Fahrenheit you will want to purchase winter shipping insurance.  For only $10.00, your plant will be shipped with a heat pack and bubble wrap for insulation to ensure it arrives to you free of any damage from the cold or we will refund your money back! 

You will receive a notification of shipping and will need to ensure that the plant is welcomed into your home the date of arrival.  If you will be traveling, please contact us to reschedule the shipment date at least 24 hours prior to shipping.  You do not want to leave your lovely new friend out in the cold. The heat pack that is provided with the insurance is good for 72 hours from the time shipped so we are confident that your plant will arrive safe and warm.

If you are purchasing multiple plants, you may need to purchase insurance for each plant if the plants are being shipped separately.  Feel free to reach out to us at and we will confirm the amount required for your order.

Refund Policy for all Plants

If your plant arrives damaged, simply take a photo and send it to within 3 days after the delivery date.

We will make a determination and will refund the amount purchased if you have a valid concern.  We will notify you via email, within 48 hours after we have received your email with the photos supporting your claim and let you know if the refund was approved or not. If approved, your refund will be applied to your original payment method. The refund will ALWAYS be back to the card used for the original purchase, no exceptions. 

The refund amount will post in accordance with your cards policy, usually within 3 to 5 business days. 

Damages and Issues
Please inspect your order upon receipt and contact us immediately if the item is defective, damaged or if you received the wrong item, so that we can evaluate the issue and correct as necessary. All claims must be made within 3 days after the delivery date.
We do not do exchanges on plants.
We do not replace plants.  We will issue a refund if appropriate. (see above), and you may place another order if desired. 

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Original price $15.99 - Original price $24.99
Original price
$15.99 - $24.99
Current price $24.99


Habitat: 60°F to 75°F

In its natural habitat, Calathea Roseopicta Dottie thrives in the warm and humid conditions of the understory, where it is shaded by taller trees. It enjoys a tropical environment with consistent temperatures and high humidity.

Maximum Size: Up to 2'

This plant typically grows to a height of around 12 to 24 inches and has a spread of about 12 to 18 inches.

Space / Planter Size: Small

Calathea Roseopicta Dottie benefits from having some space to spread out. It is recommended to provide enough room for its foliage to expand, considering its maximum spread of 12 to 18 inches. This will allow the plant to grow and showcase its vibrant leaves without being overcrowded.


Overall, Calathea Roseopicta Dottie is a visually striking plant that can add a touch of tropical beauty to your indoor space, provided it receives the right conditions and care.

Plant Care

You should avoid using chlorinated water, as Calatheas are sensitive to chemicals. Using filtered or distilled water is recommended. Misting the leaves or using a humidifier can help create the desired humidity levels.

Water: Moderate

Calathea Roseopicta Dottie appreciates a consistent watering routine, evenly moist but not soggy soil, and moderate to high humidity levels. It thrives in temperatures between 60 to 75°F and should be protected from drafts or sudden temperature fluctuations.

Sun: Bright, Indirect

This Calathea variety prefers bright, indirect light. It should be kept away from direct sunlight, as it can scorch the leaves. Placing it near an east-facing window or a few feet away from a bright, filtered light source is ideal.

Care Level: Moderate

Calathea Roseopicta Dottie is considered to have a moderate care level. While it may require a bit more attention compared to some other houseplants, it can still be successfully cultivated with proper care.