Category Calathea

Prayer Plant Care – How To Grow Maranta Leuconeura
Calathea

Prayer Plant Care – How To Grow Maranta Leuconeura

Maranta leuconeura is known by the common name “Prayer Plant.” The reason why?Marantas fold their leaves into a huddle at night and go to “sleep.” The leaves fold upward like praying hands giving the plant its common name of prayer plant.It is also often called the rabbit track plant because of the chocolate brown markings on the leaves of some prayer plant varieties.

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Calathea

Stromanthe Care: Growing Stromanthe Sanguinea Plant

The Stromanthe sanguinea stroh-MAN-thee san-GWIN-ee-a , is one of about 10 plant species in the Stromanthe genus part of the prayer plant family.The thin, long leaves of the plant give it a distinct look. These leaves are typically a dark green color with pale veins, while the undersides are often purplish red.
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Calathea

Learn How To Grow Rattlesnake Plant (Calathea Lancifolia)

The Rattlesnake Plant Calathea Lancifolia ka-LAY-thee-uh lan-sih-FOH-lee-uh has a striking appearance that stands out when placed among a variety of other plants.The lance-shaped leaves with dark alternating dark green ovals with a deep purple underside.Rattlesnake Plants belong to the Marantaceae family (prayer plant) and native to the rainforests of Brazil.
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Calathea

How To Care For Calathea Ornata aka Pinstripe Calathea Prayer Plants

Pinstripe plant, Calathea ornata (ka-LAY-thee-uh or-NAH-tuh) is a member of the Marantaceae or arrowroot family.Plants in this family are also known as prayer plants.Calathea is a Greek word meaning basket, in reference to the shape of the plant’s flower.Ornata is a Latin word meaning ornate referring to the plants’ splashy appearance.
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Calathea

Prayer Plant Care – How To Grow Maranta Leuconeura

Maranta leuconeura is known by the common name “Prayer Plant.” The reason why?Marantas fold their leaves into a huddle at night and go to “sleep.” The leaves fold upward like praying hands giving the plant its common name of prayer plant.It is also often called the rabbit track plant because of the chocolate brown markings on the leaves of some prayer plant varieties.
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Calathea

Calathea Plant Care In The Home and Landscape

Calathea is a tropical plant also known as the Zebra Plant or Zebrina Plant (Calathea zebrina).These plants are used mainly for their vibrant colorful leaves which include yellow, rose, white, and even olive.Many people get Calatheas and Marantas confused. Both Calathea and Maranta are members of the Marantaceae family.
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Calathea

Stromanthe sanguinea Triostar – Experience the Technicolor!

If there’s one plant that tops every list of tropical landscape plants, then that is Stromanthe sanguinea.This “calathea – rattlesnake – plant relative” is often sold under the name ‘Tri color’ but it also known as Tricolor Stromanthe, Tricolor ginger or Triostar Ginger.During maturation, Triostar propagates vegetatively through its rhizomes.
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