Ctenanthe lubbersiana Prayer Variegated plant



Ctenanthe lubbersiana

Ctenanthe lubbersiana has pretty green and yellow patterned elliptical leaves with pale green undersides. Makes a good houseplant, just keep an eye on it.
Give it bright indirect light (too little light=it will produce only green leaves, too much light=it will fade in color)
Keep it moist, not wet. Nor dry
Likes it warm and humid.
Native to Brazil.
Sending (3) stalks bare rooted
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Previously known as:

Bamburanta is a warm climate, evergreen perennial with branching bamboo-like stems and oblong green, veined leaves that are mottled with cream and gold. It is grown as a houseplant and can reach 3 feet tall and 4 feet wide.

Plant in a humusy well-drained soil and keep moist during the growing season. It needs high humidity and bright indirect light. It is intolerant of drafts and temperatures below 60 degrees F. Give it a weak liquid fertilizer in the spring and divide as needed.

Quick ID Hints:

  • Stems are above ground, branched
  • The leaf pattern is indistinct, a light marbling
  • Leaf underside is green

Problems: Watch for Mealy Bugs, Spider mites, and Aphids.


Genus: Ctenan

 Species: lubbersiana

Family: Marantaceae

Life Cycle: Perennial

Recommended Propagation Strategy:


Country Of Region Origin: Brazil

Dimensions: Height: 2 ft. 0 in. – 3 ft. 0 in.

Width: 3 ft. 0 in. – 4 ft. 0 in.


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