Snake plants, also known as sansevieria, are beloved for their air-purifying qualities and striking foliage. We’ll introduce you to 12 beautiful snake plant varieties that will not only enhance your indoor decor but also purify your home’s air and give delightful scents!
Meet ‘Bacularis,’ a charming snake plant variety with dark green leaves adorned with light crossbands and soft tips. This one loves to show off in the spring, gracing your home with bright yellow-white flowers. It’s a vibrant addition to your indoor garden, and it thrives in moderate to bright light conditions, making it a perfect choice for any level of plant enthusiast.
Sansevieria ‘Black Coral’
The ‘Black Coral’ cultivar of Sansevieria trifasciata is as intriguing as it sounds. Its dark black-green foliage perfectly complements small clusters of fragrant white blooms during the summer. It’s an elegant choice for those who want a striking and low-maintenance plant that thrives in various light conditions.
Also known by various names like Sansevieria craigii, Sansevieria laurentii superb, and Sansevieria jacquinii, this snake plant variety is all about serenity. It displays fragrant white flowers, making it an ideal choice for creating a peaceful atmosphere in your home. ‘Moonshine’ thrives in low to bright light conditions, making it a versatile and elegant addition to your indoor garden.
The stiff green foliage of Sansevieria cylindrica is a sight to behold. It forms clusters of green-white fragrant blossoms in a tubular shape with a pinkish tint, adding a touch of charm to any room. This variety is easy to care for and can thrive in light conditions, from low to bright, making it a versatile and stylish choice for indoor space.
Sansevieria cylindrica ‘Boncel’
‘Boncel’ is a unique snake plant variety known for its tubular gray-green spikes and long pink-white flower stems. This distinctive appearance makes it a standout among snake plant enthusiasts. It’s relatively easy to care for, flourishing in low to bright light conditions, making it a visually striking addition to your indoor garden.
Sansevieria eilensis ‘Chahin’
If you’re looking for a drought-tolerant and visually striking snake plant, ‘Chahin’ fits the bill. It sports captivating blue-green foliage that stands out. With ample bright light, this variety rewards you with spiky white flowers, which can grow up to an impressive 8-12 inches in length.
Compact and charming, Sansevieria fischeri reaches a height of 12-16 inches. In the right conditions, it graces your home with delicate white blooms during the summer, adding a touch of grace to your living space. It’s a low-maintenance choice, thriving in various light conditions, making it perfect for beginners and experienced plant enthusiasts.
Sansevieria kirkii ‘Star sansevieria’
This snake plant variety is a showstopper with its 3-4 feet long dark green leaves and the occasional large conical white or pale pink blossoms that carry a refreshing fragrance. ‘Star sansevieria’ is ideal for those who want to add a touch of elegance to their space. It thrives in bright, indirect light and is a fantastic choice for seasoned plant lovers.
Sansevieria Parva ‘Kenya Hyacinth’
Featuring light green narrow leaves with attractive dark patterns in a rosette shape, ‘Kenya Hyacinth’ is a unique addition to your collection. It surprises with pink-white flowers when the growing conditions are just right. This snake plant thrives in medium to bright indirect light, making it an excellent choice for those who want something different in their indoor garden.
This unique variety stands out with its dark green and long leaves. When it blooms, it graces your space with white-pink flowers that emit an intense fragrance during the nighttime, making it a captivating addition to your indoor garden. ‘Stuckyi’ is a low-maintenance plant that thrives in moderate to bright indirect light.
A popular choice among snake plant enthusiasts, this variety showcases dark green leaves that can grow up to 2-3 feet tall. Its white or cream blooms, resembling lilies, create an elegant contrast. It’s a low-maintenance plant, perfect for beginners, and it can thrive in a wide range of light conditions, from low to bright.
Sansevieria trifasciata ‘Hahnii’
This exquisite variety offers green-white or yellow blossoms with an intense fragrance. To keep it at its best, place it in bright but indirect light. ‘Hahnii’ is a fantastic choice for those who want a fragrant and eye-catching addition to their indoor garden.
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Melissa Pino is a biologist, master gardener, and regular contributor for Planet Natural. Melissa’s work focuses on promoting environmentally-friendly practices, helping people create healthy gardens and finding ways to achieve overall health and wellness.