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Snake plant

A species of Snake plants, Also known as Mother-in-law's tongue, Viper's bowstring hemp, Saint George's sword
Botanical name : Sansevieria trifasciata Genus : Snake plants

Snake plant, A species of Snake plants
Also known as:
Mother-in-law's tongue, Viper's bowstring hemp, Saint George's sword
Botanical name: Sansevieria trifasciata
Genus: Snake plants
Snake plant (Sansevieria trifasciata)

Description

Snake plant can be considered part house plant and part architectural display, as its sword-like leaves with bold striping patterns are distinctive and eye-catching. Use caution with this plant, however, because it is poisonous when ingested and can cause nausea, vomiting, and even swelling of the throat and tongue.
Plant Type
Herb
Lifespan
Perennial
Bloom Time
Spring
Plant Height
30 - 200 cm
Flower Color
White
Green
Invasive
Yes
* Disclaimer: Content feedback CAN NOT be used as any basis for EATING ANY PLANTS. Some plants can be VERY POISONOUS, please purchase edible plants through regular channels.

General Info

Name story

Mother-in-law's tongue||Snake plant
This plant is commonly called "mother-in-law's tongue" or "snake plant", because of the shape and sharp margins of its leaves. It is also known as the "viper's bowstring hemp", because it is one of the sources for plant fibers used to make bowstrings.

Symbolism

Long life, protection, luck, prosperity

Usages

Environmental Protection Value
It can purify air and release negative ions.
Garden Use
Snake plant is an evergreen perennial commonly found in arid gardens of warm climates. It is prized for its attractive vertical variegated foliage that is easy to maintain. Its vertical growth and height mean that it is suitable for borders. Snake plant is used for Mediterranean gardens and rockeries. Plant with Blue Fescue or Jade plant for color contrast.
Snake plant (Sansevieria trifasciata) Snake plant (Sansevieria trifasciata)
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