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Mother In Laws Tongue

Dracaena hyacinthoides

Also known as

Snake Plant, Piles Root, Bowstring Hemp, Skoonma-Se-Tong, Aambeiwortel, Haasoor (Afr.), Kai, Ghaiwortel (Khoi), Isikholokotho (Xhosa, Zulu), Isikwendle, Isitokotoko (Zulu), Sansevieria hyacinthoides

Full Sun
Easy care
Tender

8a-11b

USDA zone

-12°C

Minimum temperature

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

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Mother In Laws Tongue Overview

Dracaena hyacinthoides is an evergreen, perennial herb, with its handsome robust, flat, dark green and fibrous leaves that attact game. Its scented flowers also attract insects and birds to your garden. It was previously well known as Sansevieria hyacinthoides and is often still sold as such. This is a common feature plant. ZA Distribution: Eastern Cape, KwaZulu-Natal, Limpopo, Mpumalanga, North West.

Special features of Mother In Laws Tongue

Attracts birds

Attracts butterflies

Drought resistant

Attractive flowers

Pot plant

Indoor plant

Other uses of Mother In Laws Tongue

Other uses

Medicinal