Recently assigned to the family Asparagaceae, the genus Sansevieria counts about 70 species, nearly all native to Africa, Arabia and Madagascar. Perennial herbs adapted to dry habitats with stiff, succulent leaves, their length ranges from a few centimeters to 2 meters. Sansevieria trifasciata and its many cultivars are among the most popular houseplants, popularly called mother in law's tongue. A well grown plant usually produces a spike of many white, richly scented flowers and then orange berries. Even the rarest species are resistant to neglect, provided you keep them from frost in winter and scorching sun in summer.
One mature rosette, 5-8 cm diameter. A miniature creeping Sansevieria, with spiky tight rosettes on stolons. This "Bally 12681" from Kenya is surely the smallest and the cutest of all the species! Easy and fast growing. Good for terrariums and for hanging baskets.
30-40 cm wide. This is a form with green long leaves, originating from Ethiopia or Eritrea. There are some similar plants in Somalia with shorter grayer leaves. Fan-shaped succulent with distichously arrangedthick leaves, of a bright blue-green. Slow growing and still very uncommon in the trade.
Giant Plant: Perfect 60-70 cm wide fan - Form with green long leaves, probably originating from Ethiopia or Eritrea of this spectacular fan-succulent with thick blue-green leaves. Seldomoffered for sale. Slow growing.,
Big shoots, 50-60cm tall - Vigorous species, widely distributed in Central-Southern Africa. It has larger tall flat leaves, marked with pale green spots and a red margin. It likes shade and grows indoors. Traded in Africa as a medicinal plant.
A huge clump of Green Elephant Tusks: stiff, upright cylindrical leaves up to 2 m tall. This is an impressive species from Tropical East Africa. The largest of all sansevierias. It can grow indoors in a large pot, in bright light. We ship a 40-60 cm plant, bare-rooted.
NEW ! - Cont. 8-10 cm. The most sought after of all the “Hahnii”. Thin, small, yellow, semi translucent leaves with a wide, central green band. Its ample variegation makes this plant the most delicate of the series: better grown indoor in a warm,
NEW ! - 30 cm tall, cont. 12 cm. Wonderful, new cultivar showing a unique type of variegation:looks as painted with glossy creamy-golden enamel. It grows in ‘tulip shaped’ rosettes of thick, 30 cm long, arching leaves. The most brightly coloured.
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