This tough and easy to look after houseplant is an evergreen, rhizomatous perennial that can grow to 60cm. It produces glossy, dark green, leathery, lance-shaped leaves. The foliage and form of this plant has seen it being a popular houseplant for many years. Does produce brownish cream flowers in early summer. Origins: China.
Hardiness: H3 (-5c to 1c). Plant is happy in almost any light conditions, and very tolerant of irregular watering. To avoid the tips of the leaves going brown, mist every few days.