How To Grow and Care For Lemon Lime Maranta

Maranta Lemon Lime

Maranta leuconeura (muh-RAN-tuh loo-koh-NUR-uh) var. erythroneura (e-REETH-roh-NYUR-uh) ‘Lemon Lime’ is a very popular variety of Prayer plants. The genus name, Maranta, refers to Venetian botanist Bartolomea Maranti (1500-1571). With each new

Calathea White Fusion Growing And Care

attractive green and white leaves of Calathea white fusion

Prayer plants are commonly referred to by the genus Calathea (ka-LAY-thee-uh), although the scientific names frequently change. They consist of several dozen perennial species and almost 300 different cultivars. Among

How To Grow and Care For Calathea Musaica (Network Calathea)

crisscross leaf patterns of Calathea Musaica

Calathea Musaica has slightly arching mid-green, glossy leaves with mosaic crisscross patterns rather than straight streaks a trademark feature of Calathea plants is their brightly striped leaves. This article shares growing and care info on Calathea musaica.

Calathea Orbifolia Growing and Care

Beautiful leaves of Calathea Orbifolia

Calathea orbifolia (ka-LAY-thee-uh or-bee-FOH-lee-uh) is also known as Prayer Plant and is one of the prettiest of the Calathea plant family.  Calatheas are members of the Marantaceae or arrowroot family

How To Grow and Care For Prayer Plants

Close up of bright green exotic 'Maranta Leuconeura Kerchoveana' Prayer Plant leaf with unique black pattern

The prayer plant is a common indoor plant with strikingly beautiful and decorative deep green leaves. Its velvety leaves have yellow splotches down right to the midrib and arching red

How To Care For Peacock Plants

Calathea makoyana aka peacock plant

Known as the peacock plant – Calathea makoyana [kal-luhth-EE-uh, mack-oy-AY-nuh] are attractive, colorful foliage plants hailing from Africa, Central America, South America, and the West Indies.  There are more than