Sanseveria hyacinthoides

A foliage plant with interesting leathery leaves.
FLOWER COLOUR:  
AVERAGE SIZE (H) x (W): .45m x .3m
FLOWERING TIME:   J F M A M J J A S O N D
FRUITING TIME:   J F M A M J J A S O N D

This attractive succulent groundcover has mottled, leathery, tongue-shaped leaves with a sharp tip.  It bears long flower stalks that carry masses of tiny, cream-coloured flowers which are sweetly-scented.  The fruit is a bright orange berry that is favoured by birds.  The flowers are pollinated by moths.

ECOLOGICAL BENEFITS:
The fruit is a bright orange berry that is favoured by birds. The flowers are pollinated by moths.
Sanseveria is reknowned for purifying the air, making it an excellent indoor plant.

NATURAL HABITAT & DISTRIBUTION:
Rocky woodland unter trees.

MAINTENANCE:
Low maintenance.


WATER REQUIREMENTS:
Water sparingly.

GARDEN THEMES:
Forest, rockery, succulent

LANDSCAPING USES:
FOLIAGE:
CULTIVATION:
Propagate from seed, leaf cuttings or division of large clumps.

FULL GALLERY:
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