Prayer Plant

Calathea spp.

This showy flowering shrub is an absolute FAVORITE of butterflies (hence the name!) Featuring beautiful fragrant blooms in a variety of shapes, sizes, and colors.


  • Light Needs: Indirect sunlight, avoid direct sunlight to prevent foliage from burning 
  • Water Needs: Let the soil dry out a bit before watering. When the top 1-2 inches of soil is dry, water thoroughly with room-temperature water. Hard water will cause the leaves to burn! Use distilled water, rainwater, or tap water that has been left out overnight.
  • Bloom Season: N/A
  • Height: >1 foot
  • Growth Habit: Upright
  • Feed once a month in the summer months with an all-purpose houseplant food (May through September).