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Peacock Plant

Goeppertia orbifolia

Prayer Plant

This tender evergreen perennial is frequently grown as a house plant because of it's striking luxuriant foliage. It has lovely textural appearance and is leathery to touch. It's olive green leaves are distinctively marked with silver veins.

Planning

Difficulty
Moderate
Flowering time
Summer

Harvesting

Generally not harvested

Propagation

Division
Divide in late spring

Special features

Geography

Environment

Light
Partial Sun
Soil moisture
Moist
Soil type
Clay, Chalk, Loam
Soil PH preference
Neutral, Acid, Alkaline
Frost hardiness
Tender

Personality

Family
Marantaceae
Flower colour
Yellow
Scent
None

Problems

Can be attacked by glasshouse whitefly and red spider mites but generally disease free.

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