10 Stunning Variegated Snake Plants

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Variegated Snake Plants add a twist to the appearance of this popular air-purifying specimen that we all love so much!

Variegated Snake Plants can be a striking addition to any indoor garden! Keep them in your room to invite a colorful contrast to the decor.

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Variegated Snake Plants

1. Moonshine Snake Plant

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Scientific Name: Sansevieria trifasciata ‘Moonshine’

With its silvery-green leaves and a subtle touch of white variegation, the Moonshine Snake Plant suits smaller areas well.

2. Golden Bird’s Nest Snake Plant


Scientific Name: Sansevieria trifasciata ‘Golden Hahnii’

Golden Bird’s Nest Snake Plant is a compact variety. The rich green or yellow leaves are adorned with golden-yellow edges, creating a visually appealing contrast.

3. Black Coral Snake Plant

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Scientific Name: Sansevieria trifasciata ‘Black Coral’

It stands out with its dark green leaves with almost black tint. The deep coloration of the leaves and horizontal markings make it a focal point.

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4. Black Gold Snake Plant

Scientific Name: Sansevieria trifasciata ‘Black Gold’

Black Gold Snake Plant lives up to its name with dark green leaves that are edged in gold-yellow.

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5. Cleopatra Snake Plant

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Scientific Name: Sansevieria trifasciata ‘Cleopatra’

Cleopatra has a unique variegation pattern, showcasing shades of green, intricate stripes, resembling the legendary queen’s headdress.

6. Sayuri Snake Plant


Scientific Name: Sansevieria trifasciata ‘Sayuri’

Sayuri has elegant variegated leaves featuring shades of green and white. It makes for a great corner plant as it can reach heights up to 3-5 feet.

7. Whitney Snake Plant

Scientific Name: Sansevieria trifasciata ‘Whitney’

Whitney has broad leaves with striking bands and spots of white and yellow on the margins. The leaves are slightly curved, adding a graceful touch to the overall appearance.

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8. Golden Flame Snake Plant

Scientific Name: Sansevieria trifasciata ‘Golden Flame’

With leaves in golden-yellow and green tones, Golden Flame mimics flickering flames. It is a great tabletop plant, for sure!

9. Francisii Snake Plant

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Scientific Name: Sansevieria francisii

Francisii has slender and blade-like leaves in shades of green and yellow, creating a dynamic and unique appearance.

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