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Whale's Fin (Snake Plant) Sansevieria


Dracaena masoniana is nicknamed "Whale Fin Snake Plant" because of the unique shape of its unusually wide, paddle-like leaves. Very slow growing but Whale Fin reaches impressive size compared to other members of the genus. Its leaves are beautifully mottled with patterns of dark and light green, and the leaf margins are often a pink-ish red.

We place this plant in the Sansevieria family but some place it in the Dracaena genus because of the plants' similar genes.