Snake Plant (Sansevieria trifasciata 'Whitney') in the Snake Plants Database

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Partial or Dappled Shade
Leaves: Unusual foliage color
Evergreen
Flowers: Showy
Other: Flowering is erratic. Unlike plants such as agave which die after flowering, Sansevieria will simply cease to produce new leaves. The flowered plant will continue to grow by producing plantlets via its rhizomes or stolons.
Underground structures: Rhizome
Suitable Locations: Xeriscapic
Houseplant
Uses: Groundcover
Suitable for miniature gardens
Resistances: Humidity tolerant
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Stolons and runners
Containers: Suitable in 1 gallon
Needs excellent drainage in pots
Prefers to be under-potted

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Discussion Threads about this plant
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Name this plant by jkayroberts82 Sep 3, 2018 9:37 AM 2
Winter buds & blooms by purpleinopp Feb 7, 2018 10:05 AM 24
Combo pots that aren't mini gardens. by purpleinopp Sep 21, 2018 3:15 PM 149
What are your successes? by piksihk Aug 24, 2016 3:42 PM 120
Winter survivors & plants in ground for summer vacation by purpleinopp Oct 22, 2017 1:52 PM 62
Succulent and Cactus Chat for 2014 by gg5 Sep 12, 2018 3:08 PM 1,322
Sansevieria, greatest house plants alive!! by Stush2019 Mar 14, 2019 2:16 AM 1,899

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