Calathea or Prayer Plant
  • A particular feature is the habit of the foliage which partially closes at night and opens in the morning.
  • A foliage plant: it has dark green leaves which are purple on the undersides. These show themselves when closed.
  • This is a tropical rainforest dweller and it likes a humid environment.
  • Avoid placing in a draught.
  • Keep the compost moist but not wet.
  • Keep away from direct sunlight.

Calathea or Prayer Plant