Herself's Houseplants

Killing plants so you don't have to




This is a slow growing plant from Mexico. It will stay compact and has a slight blue tinge to its leaves. Keep people from touching it, it will mar the leaves. But they will fix themselves. They do flower on spikes which can become quite long. They do well under fluorescent lights making them a good office plant. But they will need some time with regular sunlight to flower.

Treat it as you would a cactus, lots of light, very little water. This one has survived some rainy months, but prefers light watering.  Plant them in mostly sand with a little bit of peat.

You can’t give this plant too much sun. Give it plenty of light and it’ll do fine. It’s a fast grower once it settles in.

This plant was only recently discovered in 1974.