Calatheas, better known as 'Prayer plants,' are one of more than thirty varieties of plant, a member of the genus Maranta.
Buy quality CalatheaSanderiana. It is popular for it's lovely, dark green leaves with pink stripes. The Large, elliptical, glossy and leathery leaves of the Calathea makes a design statement house plant.
The calathea was given its common name, prayer plant, because its leaves fold together at night, like praying hands.
Brighten up shaded areas inside and outside your home, with this evergreen perennial.
Care: Keep the soil consistently moist when your Prayer Plant is actively growing in spring and summer, but reduce water from fall through late winter. Your Prayer Plant does not like its soil to be too wet, nor too dry. When watering, make sure to water the soil, not the leaves.