‘Moonshine’ is distinguished by its unique silvery upward pointing leaves. Silver tones may be more pronounced on newer foliage. One of the very easiest houseplants you can grow, sansevieria practically thrives on neglect.
Sansevieria moonshine is a cultivar of the Sansevieria trifasciata, which is a succulent from the Asparagaceae family. Also known as Sansevieria craigii, Sansevieria jacquinii, and Sansevieria laurentii superba, this beautiful plant is very popular as a houseplant. Native to West Africa, ranging from Nigeria to the Congo, this plant is commonly known as a snake plant. The most interesting name for the plant is mother-in-law’s tongue, which is supposed to reference the sharp edges of the leaves. The leaves are what earn this cultivar its common names. They are silvery-green in color with very faint dark green lines running longitudinally along its length. In low light conditions, the leaves may turn a darker green color but still retains its silvery sheen. These plants have a vigorous growth rate.