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Sansevieria

You've probably seen Sansevieria plants around a lot since they're a favorite because they're so easy to care for. While its nicknames are not so nice (it's often called snake plant or mother-in-law's tongue), this plant couldn't be more of a pleasure to grow, especially if you're lazy. They don't need much light and can thrive in a wide range of temperatures. They like warmth and dry air; will accept a little sun or a lot; and are not even fussy about the amount of moisture in the soil. Called many nicknames by gardeners, including snake plant and mother-in-law’s tongue, Sansevierias are favored for its ability to grow in low-light situations. The durable snake plant will tolerate benign neglect in a wide range of temperatures.

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