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Prayer Plant

Goeppertia orbifolia

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Also known as

Peacock Plant

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Partial Shade
Moderate care
Moderate watering
Tender

H1a

RHS hardiness

15°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

80cm

Max

80cm

10cm

Min

10cm

10 years to reach maturity

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

This plant has no fragrance

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Some attractive patterned green Calathea orbifolia leaves
A clsoe up of a striped Calathea orbifolia leaf
A pot of Calathea orbifolia on a table against a light coloured background
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Prayer Plant Overview

Calathea orbifolia has recently been reclassified - it is now known as Goeppertia orbifolia. This tender evergreen perennial is frequently grown as a house plant because of it's striking, luxuriant foliage. It has a lovely textural appearance and is leathery to touch. Olive green leaves are distinctively marked with beautiful silver venation.

Common problems with Prayer Plant

Generally disease-free.

How to harvest Prayer Plant

Generally not harvested

How to propagate Prayer Plant

Division

Divide in late spring

Special features of Prayer Plant

Attractive leaves

Indoor plant

Pot plant

Other uses of Prayer Plant

Mainly grown as a houseplant in temperate regions and for its foliage