Stromanthe Triostar or Tricolor plant.

Stromanthe thalia ‘Triostar’

Stromanthe sanguinea 'Tricolor'
  • Scientific Name: Stromanthe thalia ‘Triostar’
  • Common Name:  Stromanthe sanguinea, Calathea Triostar, Variegated bloody stromanthe, Ctenanthe Tricolour, Calathea Tricolour, Never Never Plant, Prayer Plant
  • Origin: Brazil
  • Toxicity: Non-toxic to humans and animals.
  • Main Pollinators: Hummingbirds and bees


  • Perennial


  • H: 12″-18″
  • W: 12″-24″


  • 9b-12
The Prayer plant, known as Stromanthe thaliaTriostar‘, has variations of red, white, green, and pink. Stromanthe sanguinea has been changed to Stromanthe thalia Triostar, but the older name is still in use. It is a common houseplant in temperate climates for its striking variegated pink and red leaves. One of the most colorful variegated plants you can grow.
Sun Exposure

Bright, indirect light

Water Needs

Maintain moist but not soggy soil. Even Moisture

Soil Needs


Water Needs

Verticillium Wilt Resistant

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