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Sansevieria kirkii pulchra Snake Plant

Sansevieria kirkii pulchra
Sansevieria kirkii pulchra Sansevieria kirkii pulchra
Stock Number: 68125
Availability: In Stock
Family: Asparagaceae
Cultural Code: HP TGH what's this?

Known horticulturally as S. metallica; or as the "Star Sansevieria." Wide flattened rosette of thick wide stiftly undulant leaves richly mottled pale green on black-emerald; astonishing cone-shaped inflorescence of greenish-white scented blossoms (we say "scented"; we do not say "fragrant" as do some books and catalogues). Zanzibar native. (Actually they may indeed smell of greenish-white.) An excellent choice houseplant retaining beautiful coloration in filtered light.

Family Asparagaceae
Plant Details
Cultural Code HP TGH

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Cultural Codes

Some of you grow only indoors, some only in terrariums; many of you have hobby greenhouses; while a growing number of customers live in subtropical or tropical areas of the world. These brief codes are an attempt to suggest whether or not a particular plant will do well in your particular conditions.

If an entry has the cluster HP CGH, this means normal house plant culture will be successful if the plant is given a cool CGH moist location; however if the entry has the cluster CGH HP, you would interpret this to suggest that while Cool Greenhouse conditions are needed for total success with this plant, House Plant conditions will be adequate, while not ideal. If the cluster is HH CGH you would interpret this to mean that while in Zone 8 or below this will be winter hardy outdoor, further north it will need considerable mulch, a cold frame, or a Cool Greenhouse to thrive. And so on.

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