Maranta leuconeura, commonly called prayer plant, is an evergreen, rhizomatous, low-growing, clump-forming, tropical perennial that is noted for its beautiful foliage. It typically grows to 12-15” tall and as wide, featuring broad-elliptic to oval, predominately green leaves (to 5” long) with striking patterns, lines, blotches and shading. White veins radiate from the midrib to the margins. Leaf undersides are grayish-green to purplish-green.
|Common Name:||Maranta, prayer plant|
|Botanical Name:||Maranta leuconeura|
|Native To:||Central and South America, West Indies|
|Soil:||Rich, well draining|