Aglaonema silver bay, also known as Chinese evergreen, is known for the striking variegation on its leaves. The Chinese evergreen is native to tropical regions of Asia and New Guinea. It is a low-maintenance and relatively fast-growing plant if given ideal conditions. Mine grows a new leaf almost every week. The leaves can grow to be around 9 to 12 inches long, while the whole plant can get around four feet tall. The stems and leaves are both glossy, and the variegated leaves have different combinations of dark green to light green to silver colors.