Maranta Fascinator Prayer Plant

Maranta “Fascinator,” also known as Maranta leuconeura “Fascinator,” is a striking cultivar of the popular Maranta plant, commonly referred to as the Prayer Plant. It is prized for its eye-catching foliage and unique leaf patterns.

The “Fascinator” variety of Maranta features oval-shaped leaves with intricate patterns of veins in shades of green, purple, and silver. What sets it apart are the bold, vibrant hues and the distinctive feather-like patterns that adorn its leaves. The foliage of the “Fascinator” cultivar adds a touch of exotic elegance to any indoor space, making it a sought-after choice among plant enthusiasts.

Similar to other Maranta varieties, the “Fascinator” exhibits the characteristic leaf movements, with the leaves folding upward in the evening, resembling hands in prayer, and unfurling again during the day. This fascinating behavior adds to the allure of this stunning plant.


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Light Requirements

Marantas prefer bright, indirect light. Avoid direct sunlight as it can scorch their leaves. They thrive in areas with filtered light or partial shade.

Common Name

Maranta Fascinator Prayer Plant

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Keep the soil consistently moist but not waterlogged. Water the plant when the top inch of soil feels dry to the touch, typically once or twice a week. Ensure proper drainage to prevent root rot.


Feed your Maranta with a balanced, water-soluble fertilizer diluted to half strength every 4-6 weeks during the growing season (spring and summer). Reduce or stop fertilizing during fall and winter when the plant's growth slows down.


Marantas prefer high humidity levels. You can increase humidity by misting the leaves regularly, using a humidifier, or placing the plant on a tray filled with pebbles and water. Grouping plants together can also help create a microclimate of higher humidity.


Maintain temperatures between 18°C to 24°C for optimal growth. Protect the plant from cold drafts and sudden temperature fluctuations.

Toxic to Cats/Dogs/Children

This plant is not toxic

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