It is difficult to belive that the intricately decorated foliage of this spectacular plants has not been painted by human hand. The oval-shaped leaves feature pale and dark green feathered patterns and red veins on the surface, while the underside are dark red. To add to its charms, the foliage folds up as if in prayer at night, and unfolds at dawn. 

Maranta leuconeura

£7.50Price

Prayer plant:

 

Temperature: 15-24°C

Light: Filtered sun

Humidity: Moderate

Care: Fairly easy

Height and Spread: Up to 60 x 60cm

Water: Keep the compost moist from spring to autumn, and slightlu drier in the winter. Stand on a tray of damp pebbels and mist the foliage regualry.