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Sansevieria zeylanica            Family: Agavaceae   (Agave)          
Snake Plant, Ceylon Bowstring Hemp, Mother-in-Law's Tongue

 

Picture of Sansevieria zeylanica

 Photography by: Dr. Edward F. Gilman

       
Type: Perennial, succulent
Hardiness range: 9B - 11
Height: 8" to 18" / 20cm to 45cm
Spread: n/a
Growth rate: Slow
Exposure: Full shade to full sun
Persistence: Evergreen
Bloom color: White
Bloom season: Early Summer to Early Fall
Bloom attributes: Fragrant flowers, flowers are rare
Leaf color: Green, variegated, yellow
Fruit color: Green, orange
Water requirements: Dry
Soil pH requirements: Acidic, neutral, alkaline, slightly alkaline
Soil type: Sandy, clay, loamy
Form: Upright or erect
Landscape uses: Border, container, ground cover, massing, rock garden, seashore
Attributes and features: Attractive foilage, invasive
   
Picture of Sansevieria zeylanica

 Photography by: Dr. Edward F. Gilman

Picture of Sansevieria zeylanica

 Photography by: Horticopia, Inc.

Picture of Sansevieria zeylanica

 Photography by: Horticopia, Inc.

Picture of Sansevieria zeylanica

 Photography by: Horticopia, Inc.

 

 

Sansevieria zeylanica

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