Prayer Plant (Goeppertia orbifolia)

Botanical names:
Goeppertia orbifolia Accepted
Calathea orbifolia Synonym

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Partial or Dappled Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Soil pH Preferences: Slightly acid (6.1 – 6.5)
Neutral (6.6 – 7.3)
Slightly alkaline (7.4 – 7.8)
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 11 +4.4 °C (40 °F) to +7.2 °C (50 °F)
Plant Height: 2 - 3 feet
Plant Spread: 2 - 3 feet
Leaves: Unusual foliage color
Evergreen
Other: Rounded in shape; upper surface silver and green stripes; lower surface, pale green.
Flowers: Showy
Underground structures: Rhizome
Suitable Locations: Houseplant
Uses: Groundcover
Resistances: Humidity tolerant
Containers: Needs excellent drainage in pots

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