It is popular due to its highly attractive leaves. Its leaves have various patterns and colors. Calatheas striped leaves resemble Zebra due to which they are famous as Zebra plants. They belong to the family of Marantaceae and thrive in tropical environments. They make beautiful indoor plants.
It can survive in low indirect light as well however, it will grow well in medium to bright indirect light. Water it only when the soil is dry halfway down, in 1-2 weeks, for instance. Calatheas grow well in higher humidity but prefer temperature in the 65°F-85°F range (18°C-30°C). The pots should be well-drained.