Common Name(s): zz plant, Zanzibar gem, eternity plant, zuzu plant, emerald palm
Description: Small, glossy leaves line stems that can grow up to three feet long. Rarely blooms, but can produce small, white, spathe-type inflorescences near the base of the plant.
Light: Indirect light, can tolerate low light.
Water: Water when dry, can tolerate drought. Do not overwater. Prone to root rot from overwatering due to underground caudex.
Origins: Native to eastern Africa.
Other Interesting Facts: ZZ plants form a caudex under the ground that resembles a potato. These hold water and makes them very resilient houseplants. Part of the Aroid (Araceae) family.