Maranta leuconeura, Prayer Plant

Maranta leuconeura

Prayer Plant
Family: Marantaceae
Origin: Brazil
Vine or creeper plantSemi-shadeShadeModerate waterRegular waterOrnamental foliageWhite, off-white flowersPink flowers

Maranta leuconeura is a small tropical plant with broad oval leaves, up to 8 inches long by half as wide. The leaves fold upwards at night, hence the common name. Maranta leuconeura need full shade and warm temperatures. Water regularly; do not overwater.

Similar plants:

Link to this plant: