The ‘Black Gold’ sansevieria (viper’s bowstring hemp) is a popular type of perennial snake plant cultivar that has dark green leaves and a striking golden-yellow edge. This viper’s bowstring hemp plant has stiff fibrous leaves of grow tall, giving the plant a distinct sleek look.
Most sansevieria trifasciata varieties grow to about 35” (90 cm) tall and the green and yellow leaves can be up to 2.5” (6 cm) wide. You may notice that small tubular flowers appear in the summer or fall.
This snake plant variety is one of the 10 best air filtering house plants according to NASA. Many people choose to grow this sansevieria variety in their bedroom or living room for cleaning out the air both day and night. But you need to be aware that all parts of the viper’s bowstring hemp plant are poisonous or toxic to cats and dogs. According to the Chinese Feng Shui, the snake plant is one of the lucky plants that help bring good fortune.