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Sansevieria trifasciata 'Bantel's Sensation'
  • RHS AGM

mother-in-law's tongue 'Bantel's Sensation'

'Bantel's Sensation' is a stemless evergreen perennial to 60cm, with erect, fleshy, linear dark green leaves with broken longitudinal creamy-white stripes; rarely flowers

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Size
Ultimate height
0.5–1 metres
Time to ultimate height
5–10 years
Ultimate spread
0.1–0.5 metres
Growing conditions
Loam
Sand
Moisture
Well–drained
pH
Alkaline, Neutral
Colour & scent
StemFlowerFoliageFruit
Spring Green White Cream Green
Summer Cream Green
Autumn Cream Green
Winter Cream Green
Position
  • Full sun
Aspect

East–facing or South–facing

Exposure
Sheltered
Hardiness
H1B
Botanical details
Family
Asparagaceae
Native to the UK
No
Foliage
Evergreen
Habit
Clump forming
Genus

Sansevieria are stemless, erect, rhizomatous, succulent perennials with evergreen, ovate or strap-shaped, leathery leaves often attractively marbled, and short spikes of small fragrant tubular greenish-white flowers

Name status

Accepted

How to grow

Cultivation

Grow under glass or in a frost-free enviroment. Pot on only when pot bound. Tolerant of neglect. Protect from winter wet

Propagation

Propagate by suckers or division

Suggested planting locations and garden types
  • Patio and container plants
  • City and courtyard gardens
  • Low Maintenance
Pruning

No pruning required

Pests

May be attacked by vine weevil

Diseases

Generally disease free

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