Size (Can grow to)
The Ctenanthe burle marxii are an evergreen perennial, native to Central and South America (primarily Brazil) and this species are commonly called just Burle Marxii after the discoverer. They are grown for their attractive foliage. The Burle Marxii have elongated, rectangular shaped leaves with a striking herring bone pattern on the top side of the leaf and a beautiful purple on the underside. They make fantastic underbedding plants because of their low growing habit. Position in a partial to shaded position in your garden. If you have it indoors ensure there is good filtered light. They do best in will drainging soil. Watering when the top layer so soil starts to dry. Remeber to adjust the watering for the different seasons.