Collections: Indoor Plants

Maranta Rubra Plant

Botanical Name:

S.N: Stromanthe Sanguaina Tricolour
C.N: Calathea Triostar, Stromanthe triostar, Trio star, Prayer Plant

Category of the plant: Ground cover, Indoor plant.

Plant description: 

  • The Stromanthe tricolor belongs to the Marantaceae or family, Maranta native to Brazil is a multi-purpose indoor and landscape plant.
  • This plant grows up to 1 metre tall.
  • The thick, fleshy, lanceolate leaves are glossy dark olive green with beautiful purple-red white midribs (Variegated, Pink, White, Red, Green).  
  • The crowded oval, evergreen leaves remain flat by day and folded up as the day comes to an end, hence called "prayer plant."

Climatic conditions and soil type:

  • Maranta Rubra thrives best in medium to bright indirect light.
  • The soil should be well-drained and fertile.
  • Intolerant to winter temperatures and grow well in hot tropical climates.

Plant habit: Spreading, Upright or Erect 

Plant specification:

Plant Height or length:
50 cm to 100 cm
Plant Spread or Width:
50 cm to 100 cm

Pot Size: 6"

Maranta Rubra care tips:

  • Plants require well-drained yet moisture-retaining soils.
  • The soil should always be monitored to check the moisture content. 
  • Application of vermicompost @ 100 grams/plant once a month is more than sufficient.
  • Keep it in mind, don’t provide an excess dosage of nutrients.

Maranta Rubra Special Features:

  • Perennial Plant
  • Colourful Leaves
  • Good for hedges and borders.
  • Maranta can be grown in pots as well as in the ground.
  • Pet-friendly. 
  • Can be kept on Writing Desks, Windows etc.,

 Note: Plant comes with germination pot. The image is for representation purposes only. The actual product may vary in height, shape, or appearance.

Customer Reviews

Based on 18 reviews
Anuradha Mahindra


Anisha P.

Quality product

Prathmesh Ghadage

Maranta Rubra

Vidya Nerurkar

Maranta Rubra

Nisha Sehrawat
Maranta rubra

Received healthy plant with multiple shoots