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Ctenanthe

Never Never Plant | Compact Star

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Happiest in direct sunlight
High water requirements
Express delivery service
The Never Never Plant is adored for its fabulous foliage, adorning silvery green leaves with dark emerald fishbone-like patterns and deep purple undersides. Also sometimes called a Prayer Plant due to the way the leaves close upwards at night in a prayer like fashion. The typical beauty of the foliage of the Compact Star does not take away from its dramatic appearance as a houseplant. Perfect for a bright entrance way or lounge.

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Average Plant Height 30-40 cm
Internal Pot Diameter 12 cm
Botanical Names Ctenanthe
Other Names Never Never Plant, Prayer Plant, Zebra Plant
Pet Friendly Not pet friendly
Air Purifying Air purifying plant
Water Requirements High water requirements
Light Requirements Happiest in direct sunlight

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Other Names For Never Never Plant | Compact Star Houseplant

Ctenanthe, Never Never Plant, Prayer Plant, and Zebra Plant.

Houseplant & Indoor Plant Care

Never Never Plant | Compact Star Care Guide

The trick witht the never never plant is to give it warm water! They like to have a slightly moist potting mix whilst being allowed to dry half way through before being given a drink. Never never let it sit in water though!

Never Never Plant | Compact Star Light & Water Requirements

I have High water requirements and I am Happiest in direct sunlight.

House Plant Freshness Guarantee

Houseplant Freshness Guarantee

We only deliver the highest quality houseplants & indoor plants. We are so confident in our plants we give them a 14 day freshness guarantee.

Customer Reviews

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    Sandra B.
    March, 2024
    Never Never Plant | Compact Star ordered with other items

    I was disappointed with some of...

    I was disappointed with some of my plants after delivery. Some had broken stems and leaves. Also a lot of the soil in the pots had fallen out. Had to top up two pots. The spider plant had several stems broken and the dolphin plant was in a bad way also. Won’t be ordering from them again.

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    Liz C.
    February, 2024
    Never Never Plant | Compact Star ordered with other items

    Plants were well packaged and look...

    Plants were well packaged and look to be healthy. Perhaps identification on each pot would help people who are less plant savvy as I ordered 2 that have similar leaf shape and colours. Luckily I knew which was which!

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    Hoppi W.
    January, 2024
    Never Never Plant | Compact Star ordered with other items

    I was sad that one of the plants … the…

    I was sad that one of the plants … the large prayer plant came with multiple leaves broken and the pot was broken … I’ve repotted her and left the leaves on until new leaves grow.

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    Smry S.
    November, 2023
    Never Never Plant | Compact Star ordered

    Very well packaged plants by post!

    Plants arrived promptly, really well packaged and in very good condition. All communication with houseplant.co.uk has been positive and I would definitely use them again.

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    Steven D.
    November, 2023
    Never Never Plant | Compact Star ordered with other items

    Excellent service. Excellent Delivery and the...

    Excellent service. Excellent Delivery and the packaging was amazing. Will definitely be buying from you again

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    Suzanne S.
    July, 2023
    Never Never Plant | Compact Star ordered with other items

    Absolutely Delighted!

    The prices from houseplant.co.uk are fantastic! My plants are well established and exceptionally healthy. I was so happy receiving them - in record speed too! I received a free upgrade to a larger plant in one case and received a hand written note to advise; which felt like a really personal touch. Even the wrapping and packaging was fantastic. I've been raving about this company to family and friends in the last few days and am so chuffed with my new plants that I've been introducing my son's pals to them as they come to the house! 😅 Will definitely be ordering more...thank you HOUSE|PLANT! x

  • Verified
    Bryony P.
    March, 2023
    Never Never Plant | Compact Star ordered with other items

    5 Stars

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    Mrs H.
    January, 2023
    Never Never Plant | Compact Star ordered with other items

    Absolutely fantastic

    Absolutely fantastic, worth every penny. Will be back for more.

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    Susan T.
    September, 2022
    Never Never Plant | Compact Star ordered with other items

    Plants arrived fit, well and promptly....

    Plants arrived fit, well and promptly. Excellent packaging.