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Prayer Plant

Goeppertia louisae

Full Sun
Moderate care
Moderate watering
Tender

10a-11b

USDA zone

-1°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

60cm

Max

60cm

30cm

Min

30cm

7 years to reach maturity

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

This plant has no fragrance

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Prayer Plant Overview

Goeppertia louisae is a tender, evergreen, perennial species in the Marantaceae family, originating from Brazil. It was recently reclassified from Calathea louisae into the genus Goeppertia. It has an upright habit, producing short-stalked, patterned, oval leaves. Leaves are green, with shades of messy cream patterning down the centre and purple colouring on the undersides. Small, purple to white-green flowers may appear in summer. This tender plant grows best in indirect light and moderate humidity, keep above freezing temperatures and plant in well-draining soil for optimal growth.

Common problems with Prayer Plant

How to harvest Prayer Plant

Generally not harvested.

How to propagate Prayer Plant

Division

Special features of Prayer Plant

Indoor plant

Pot plant

Attractive leaves