Calathea ice blue

A Calathea Ice Blue flowers and bracts
A Calathea Ice Blue seen from above

Calathea ice blue (Calathea burle-marxii) is native to Brazil. The blue and white elements of these plants are floral bracts. The white and purple flowers emerge between the bracts and only last for a day.

Posted in response to Becky’s October Squares challenge theme of ‘Past Squares – Blue/Flowers.’ See more responses here.

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