Fishbone Prayer Plant (Ctenanthe Burle-marxii)
Styled in Suzie Planter with Saucer
The Fishbone Prayer Plant is a popular and very easy to care for plant. The are an evergreen perennial, native to Central and South America (primarily Brazil) and these species are commonly called just Burle Marxii after the discoverer.
They are grown for their attractive foliage. Fishbone Prayer Plant have elongated, rectangular shaped leaves with a striking herringbone pattern on the top side of the leaf and a beautiful purple on the underside.
If you have it indoors ensure there is good filtered light. They do best in well-draining soil. Watering when the top layer so soil starts to dry.
Ctenanthe burle marxii
Size (Can grow to)
Small 10cm-30cm (Shrub/Bushy/Broad)
Medium-lit position Indoors away from direct sunlight. Stunning outdoor shade plant in protected areas
Medium. They do best in well-draining soil. Watering when the top layer so soil starts to dry.