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Chinese Evergreen

Aglaonema crispum

Also known as

Painted Drop-Tongue

Aglaonema.var by LucaLuca (CC BY-SA 3.0)

Flowering

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Chinese Evergreen Overview

Aglaonema crispum is a species also known as Chinese evergreen. It resides in the family Araceae, originating from tropical and subtropical climates in Asia and New Guinea. this is a perennial evergreen species that is adapted to low light conditions and grows along the ground. Characteristic attractive and often variegated foliage is the main reason for growing. Commonly kept as ornamental plants, these are thought to bring luck. A wide variety of hybrids and cultivars have been bred and these are popular houseplants.