Aglaonema is a genus of flowering plants in the arum family, Araceae. They are native to tropical and subtropical regions of Asia and New Guinea. They are known commonly as Chinese evergreens.
Though they technically “flower”–the flowers are nothing to write home about; generally being fairly colorless and fading over a period of a couple weeks.
The real appeal of these beauties is the leaves–brilliant green with red edges and veins–they are an excellent low light plant that adapt well to indoor environments. Keep them pruned because they get leggy, give them only a little water every couple of weeks, and they’ll generally thrive, being fairly resistant to most insects and diseases.
They’re a perfect way to add some lasting color in low light rooms!