ZZ Plant, Zanzibar gems Plant
ZZ plants, also known as Zanzibar gems, are low-maintenance houseplants characterized by their shiny, wide, oval-shaped leaves that shoot upward. The spotless leaves are waxy and so deep green that sometimes these plants are mistaken as artificial. They are slow-growing plants, so you won't need to repot often, but if you do plant or repot a zz, do so in the spring or summer when it's in an active growth phase. The plants are mildly toxic to humans and animals.
Common Name - ZZ plant, Zanzibar gem, eternity plant
Botanical Name - Zamioculcas zamiifolia
Sun Exposure - Low, indirect light; semi-shade
Soil Type - Well-draining
Bloom Time- Spring
Flower Color - Yellow-brown
ZZ plants are known for being a low-maintenance, easy-to-care-for houseplants that even gardeners with the blackest of thumbs can keep alive with minimum care. All they need to thrive is adequate light and a good watering every couple of weeks.