Common name: Chinese evergreen
Native to: Asia and New Guinea
Aglaonema are rhizomatous evergreen perennials with short stems bearing long-stalked, often attractively variegated leaves and rather insignificant, greenish or cream flowering spathes.
Native / exotic: Exotic
Aspect: Partial shade
Flowers: No flowers
Foliage: Evergreen, attractively variegated leaves
Growth habit: Tufted
Hardiness: Hardy but not drought resistant
Height: Up to 0.5 metres
Spread: Up to 0.5 metres
Soil requirements: Prefers well-drained soils. Keep well mulched
Uses: Used for filler plants and underplanting in shaded borders and houseplants in pots.