Ctenanthe lubbersiana, commonly known as Bamburanta or Never Never Plant, is a striking and eye-catching foliage plant native to Brazil. It is a member of the prayer plant family (Marantaceae) and is valued for its beautiful, variegated leaves.
This plant features broad, lance-shaped leaves with a unique fold along the midrib, giving them an interesting three-dimensional appearance. The foliage is dark green with cream or yellow veins and markings, creating a stunning contrast. The leaves can grow up to 12 inches long and 6 inches wide, and they are arranged alternately on the stems.
Ctenanthe lubbersiana is a beautiful and versatile plant that can be used to add a touch of tropical flair to any indoor space. It is a great choice for living rooms, bedrooms, offices.
It prefers bright, indirect light.
Water the plant when the soil is dry to the touch.
Well-Drained, Porous potting soil.
This plant should be fertilized once during the growing season (spring/summer) with diluted houseplant fertilizer.
USDA Zone 11a-12b
USDA Zone 9b: to -3.8 °C (25 °F)
USDA Zone 10a: to -1.1 °C (30 °F)
USDA Zone 10b: to 1.7 °C (35 °F)
USDA Zone 11: above 4.5 °C (40 °F)