The Indoor Plant with a Colorful Personality

Say hello to the Ctenanthe lubbersiana, a plant that doesn't need a common name to stand out. With its striking leaf colors and unique indoor presence, this plant is a true conversation starter.

Ctenanthe lubbersiana

Dappled Sunlight

Specific light requirements are not available.

Moderate Water Needs

Needs regular watering (multiple times a week), but can manage occasional variations.

Prefers Loamy or Sandy Soils

Best in loamy or sandy soils. Rocky soil may pose moderate challenges.

Moderately Adaptable Soil pH

Can thrive in acidic to neutral pH ranges.

Safe For Humans

No known toxic effects.

Low Safety Risks For Pets

This plant has minimal safety concerns for pets.


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About Ctenanthe lubbersiana

The Ctenanthe lubbersiana is a medium-sized indoor plant, standing proud at 2-3 feet in height and spreading out to a width of 3-4 feet. Its leaves are a spectacle in themselves, boasting a vibrant mix of beige, canary, and verdant hues. But wait, there's more! This plant also produces amber and snowy flowers, adding to its multi-colored charm.

Did you know that the Ctenanthe lubbersiana is a member of the Marantaceae family, also known as the 'prayer plant' family? This is because many plants in this family have the unique ability to raise and lower their leaves from day to night, as if in prayer.

Our design recommendations

As an indoor plant, the Ctenanthe lubbersiana is perfect for adding a pop of color to your living room, office, or even your bedroom. Just make sure it's placed in a vessel that allows it to spread out and show off its beautiful leaves.