Known as a fussy plant, with a little extra attention, it is possible to keep a beautiful pinstripe houseplant in your home! And, it is well worth it. Calathea ornata likes bright, indirect light. Be careful to avoid too much direct sun. Foliage of the Calathea plant can be damaged by fluoride in water. As far as soil moisture goes, aim to keep an evenly moist. Calathea plants, in general, are not drought tolerant at all. You can allow the surface of the soil to dry out slightly. Collect rainwater for watering peacock houseplants, or use bottled, distilled water without fluoride. High humidity is important to keep the leaves in good condition. This plant is presented in a terra cotta planter at 6” in diameter; It would be best suited for a coffee table, office desk or side table More options for pots are located in our store!