Discover Snake Plant Varieties: 30+ Types of Dracaena Plants

Snake plants are succulents, also known as Dracaena Trifasciata, Sansevieria, or the fun moniker ‘mother-in-law’s tongue’

The snake plant make excellent houseplants and are just as good in small spaces as in larger ones. In addition, snake plants tend to grow vertically, so if you have room for something tall but not wide, some of these attractive plants could be the perfect fit for your living space.

Let’s look at some of the Snake Plant Varieties


African Spear Dracaena (Dracaena Angolensis)

This plant has long, grey-green leaves with vertical grooves and light green stripes. It’s a herbaceous perennial succulent that can grow up to 3 feet across and up to 7 feet high.


Aloe Guineensis (Dracaena Hyacinthoides)

This plant is  sword-shaped olive green leaves and it reaches up to 4 feet in height. It should be watered twice a month during the summer and once during the winter and prefers indirect, moderate to bright sunlight.


Bantel’s Sensation aka White Dracaena (Dracaena Trifasciata)

This Plant is white striped long, thin leaves, Bartel’s Sensation is a variety of sansevieria that can reach 3 feet in height or more in bright light conditions. This hardy perennial likes to be watered every week or two during the summer or once a month during the winter.


Black Dragon (Dracaena trifasciata ‘Black Dragon’)

This dwarf plant has shiny, dark green leaves. It will grow in any light condition, from full shade to full sun, and reach up to 10 inches in height.. Water it every week or two during the summer and once a month in the winter.


Discover Snake Plant Varieties: 30+ Types of Dracaena Plants