Due to its dark green leaves with pink stripes on top, this plant looks like it was hand painted by the most talented artist. Originally from rainforests in Africa, Central and South America, it appreciates humidity and will grow best without direct sunlight.
Lighting: Bright, indirect sunlight. If you notice it is starting to lose its stripes, there is probably too much light.
Watering: Water when top of soil is dry. Avoid letting it dry out completely. Water more frequently during summer.
Best spot: Bright but shaded spot.
Pet Friendly? Yes.
Child Friendly? Yes.
PRO TIP: Misting during summer or if under dry conditions is key for it to thrive.