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Prayer Plant 'Whitestar'

Goeppertia 'Whitestar'

Also known as

Prayer Plant 'White star', Calathea 'White Star', Peacock Plant 'Whitestar', Zebra Plant 'Whitestar'

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Partial Shade
Moderate care
Moderate watering
Tender

H1a

RHS hardiness

15°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

1m

Max

60cm

10cm

Min

10cm

2 years to reach maturity

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

This plant has no fragrance

More images of Prayer Plant 'Whitestar'

A Calathea 'White Star' plant with patterned leaves
A Calathea 'White Star' plant with patterned leaves
A Calathea 'White Star plant with patterned leaves
A Calathea 'White Star plant with patterned leaves
A Calathea 'White Star plant with patterned leaves

Prayer Plant 'Whitestar' Overview

The cultivar Calathea 'Whitestar' has recently been reclassified, and it is now known as Goeppertia 'Whitestar'. This cultivar is a stunning foliage plant, prized for its striking and attractively patterned leaves. As a result, it's widely cultivated as a houseplant! The genus Goeppertia is native to tropical Central and South America, found in humid forests and at forest margins. It contains multiple threatened species. Like other Goeppertia species and cultivars, this grows best in indirect light and moderate humidity. Plants such as this are commonly known as Prayer Plants due to their habit of raising and lowering their leaves over the course of a day.

Common problems with Prayer Plant 'Whitestar'

How to propagate Prayer Plant 'Whitestar'

Division

Special features of Prayer Plant 'Whitestar'

Attractive leaves

Indoor plant

This tender cultivar is well suited to growing indoors in climates prone to frost.

Pot plant

Other uses of Prayer Plant 'Whitestar'

Ornamental

Attractive ornamental plant.