Favorite Add to Red Maranta Calathea, Red Prayer Plant 3SistersEarthlyGoods $ 15.00. How to Grow a Prayer Plant. Calathea Maranta Leuconeura Variegated Kerchoveana - Rabbit’s Foot • Prayer Plant KikisGreenhouse $ 12.00. While many houseplants only need to be repotted when they outgrow their pot, Maranta leuconeura benefits from annual repotting. Maranta leuconeura. Only 2 available and it's in 1 person's cart. (Re)potting. A great first prayer plant is Maranta leuconeura var. They thrive when temperatures are around 65-75 °F. Maranta leuconeura massangeana. Calatheas are popular to collect with all the different leaf shapes and patterns. Pinstripe Calathea = Left. I … Calathea zebrina. In reality, both are considered to be ‘prayer plants.’ The name comes from the tendency of plants in this family to droop, or ‘pray’ at night. The plant taxonomists have thrown us off the scent again by reclassifying the genus of this plant from Calathea to Geoppertia, just to let you know. Maranta leuconeura is a low-growing plant with a horizontal growth habit. For now I am sticking with Calathea. Here are a few varieties of prayer plant Maranta leuconeura: This is the classic prayer plant Maranta leuconeura variety, also known as red prayer plant. Prayer plants, due to their tropical origins, don’t like to be kept in extremely cold or extremely hot temperatures. Kim Prayer Plant. Exotic Angel® Plants. Learn how to care for most varieties of Maranta! Now I have an Orbifolia, a Lancifolia, a Musaica, a Triostar, a couple of others, and a couple of maranta that are similar in nature. Its oval leaves are between 4 to 8 inches (10 to 20 cm) long. Oh, and my Calathea Leopardina, that is still thriving (despite the odd brown spot on the leaf) despite me over excitedly potting her in a terracotta pot. Maranta leuconeura 'Kim' Kim prayer plant is a fun variety that has green leaves, purple spots, and creamy-white streaks. The Calatheas. Maranta Leuconeura = Right. Calathea ornata, or pinstripe Calathea, has long Green prayer plant is a classic variety; it may have been grown by your grandmother! Photograph: Forest and Kim Starr on Flickr. 'Prayer plant’ is a colloquial term that refers to members of genus Maranta, to which genus Calathea is closely-related. The green leaves have purple markings between the veins. Maranta leuconeura var. Although prayer plant houseplant is somewhat tolerant of low light conditions, it does best in bright, indirect sunlight. Keep reading to learn what those needs are. leuconeura. From these species, the classic herringbone plant Maranta leuconeura, and the Maranta leuconeura tricolor, with pink stripes, are often found as indoor potted plants. They grow up to 12 inch (30 cm) tall and 18 inches wide (45 cm). Temperature Requirements For Prayer Plants. erythroneura, or herringbone plant, whose oval-shaped leaves feature fishbone-shaped red ribs against a background of pale and dark green. 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