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Potted Plant - 6" Prayer Plant (Maranta Leuconeura) 

The Prayer Plant, native to Brazil. Asia, and Africa, is a very unique plant. The large patterned leaves of a Prayer Plant, with hues of red, green, brown, and cream, lift up and fold together each evening as though praying and open again the next morning. Although the flowers of a Prayer Plant are small and insignificant, the patches of colour on the leaves of a Prayer Plant get darker and more vibrant as the plant gets older.  A Prayer Plant requires a warm humid environment in order to grow well.

LIGHT CONDITIONS:  Prayer Plants do well in medium to high light, but no direct sun. When there is not enough light, the leaves of a Prayer Plant close at night and do not fully open during the day. When a Prayer Plant gets too much light, the color in the leaves starts to fade.

WATER CONDITIONS:  Keep the soil of a Prayer Plant moist but never soggy. Unlike most houseplants, a Prayer Plant does not like to dry out before you water.  Due to the volume of warmth and humidity the Prayer Plant prefers, we recommend placing it near a humidifier. 

Please visit HOUSEPLANT411.com for more information and detailed care instructions.

Please note, Sweetpea's works with locally grown plants and each of our potted arrangements are unique in their own way.  The assortment shown is an example of the size, colour and varieties of plants available.  Your potted arrangement will vary based on the time of year, potting options and budget you've selected.


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