Like Mother-in-Law’s Tongue! Ouch.
Doesn’t sound attractive does it?
Maybe it’s because it’s so long or sharp like a sword and could make cutting remarks? Important to remember to hold one’s tongue and not speak on occasions where your advice isn’t wanted.
I’ve seen a lot of these plants lately.
Dracaena trifasciata is a species of flowering plant in the family Asparagaceae, native to tropical West Africa from Nigeria east to the Congo. It is most commonly known as the snake plant, Saint George’s sword, mother-in-law’s tongue, and viper’s bowstring hemp, among other names. Wikipedia
Snake Plant Benefits link to full article on benefits
- A Great Oxygen Producing Houseplant. …
- It Removes Air Pollutants. …
- It Absorbs CO2 in the Night. …
- It is Effective against Allergies. …
- For Protective Energy and Feng Shui. …
- It is Low Maintenance.
Looks like a plant with a purpose!!!! 🙂 Very interesting list of benefits! Thanks for this info!!
Love the name “Mother In Law’s Tongue”, Looks great in the window box.
I think I need one of these plants in my house.
You may be the smartest person on earth. I learn something every day from you! Thanks. dc
Those snake plants look very healthy.
Oof, that is a biting name. I do like the look of the plant, though.
Did not know that this plant had so many names and is so useful.