The Brainplant with a Peacock's Charm

Imagine a plant that combines the intellectual allure of a brain with the stunning beauty of a peacock's feathers. Meet the Goeppertia Makoyana, also known as the Brainplant or Peacockplant. This indoor gem is a must-have for any plant enthusiast looking to add a touch of unique charm to their collection.

Goeppertia makoyana

Dappled Sunlight

Specific light requirements are not available.

Moderate Water Needs

Needs regular watering (multiple times a week), but can manage occasional variations.

Prefers Loamy or Sandy Soils

Best in loamy or sandy soils. Rocky soil may pose moderate challenges.

Moderately Adaptable Soil pH

Can thrive in acidic to neutral pH ranges.

Safe For Humans

No known toxic effects.

Low Safety Risks For Pets

This plant has minimal safety concerns for pets.


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About Goeppertia makoyana

The Goeppertia Makoyana is an indoor plant that stands proud at 1-3 feet in height and spreads its leaves wide to a span of 8-12 inches. The resilient, ornamental leaves are a spectacle in themselves, boasting a vibrant mix of verdant, violet, and maroon hues. But that's not all! This plant's leaves are multi-colored, adding an extra layer of visual intrigue. The flowers, though not its main attraction, are a subtle blend of jade, dim, blush, streaked, and ivory tones.

Did you know that the Goeppertia Makoyana is also known as the 'Cathedral-windows'? This nickname comes from the plant's striking leaf patterns that resemble the intricate designs of stained glass windows in cathedrals!

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Our design recommendations

The Goeppertia Makoyana is a versatile plant that can thrive in a variety of locations. However, it is most commonly found gracing the interiors of homes and offices in a stylish tub.