Variegated Prayer Plant


Maranta leuconeura kerchoveana 'Variegata'

This plant is from the tropics in Brazil and gets its nickname "prayer plant" from its leaves folding up at night, mimicking hands praying. It's been said this is an adaptation to ensure that roots get access to rainfall. It's colorful variegation is a sight for sore eyes.

Low to bright indirect light. Direct light will scorch the leaves.

LG: ~10-12" tall and an 8" pot. Note that this size ships in a hanging basket, but the attached hanger can be removed.

Pro-tip: Use filtered water when watering, or let tap water sit for a day prior. This prevents leaf tip burn. 

  • No sweat
  • No direct sun
  • Pet-friendly
  • Every week

Looks good with

Moisture Meter Accessory Rooted SM
Moisture Meter
Organic Potting Mix + Lava Rocks Pack Accessory Rooted 2PK
Organic Potting Mix + Lava Rocks Pack
Instant Plant Food Accessory Instant Plant Food 2PK
Instant Plant Food