PET FRIENDLY Found the tropic Americas. Soil: Must be kept moist. When repotting, best to use 60% potting soil, 20% orchid bark, and 20% charcoal. Temperature: Ideal indoor temperature is between 65 degrees F - 85 degrees F. Sunlight: Medium to low indirect sunlight. Water: Distilled water is possible. Fun Fact: Calatheas are a symbol of new beginnings. Originates from the saying “turn over a new leaf” which is what the calatheas do when it gets dark.