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Scientific name: Sansevieria trifasciata

  • Plant type | shrub
  • English | Snake plant
  • Dutch | Sanseveria
Snake plant, Sanseveria
Sansevieria trifasciata

IN GENERAL

  • Height in meters | 0.60
  • Grows | slow
  • Flowers are | none
  • Leaves are | variegated

IN YOUR GARDEN

  • Wind tolerance | very high
  • Drought tolerance | high
  • Salt tolerance | high
  • Sun or Shade | both

REMARKS

This tough plant is very useful in those very windy or hard to reach spots in the garden. Needs little water when planted in the ground. Plant 'en masse' for good effects. Many varieties exist. Use in rock gardens, as ground cover or in (terra cotta) pots.

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