It is a perennial plant with rosettes of 6-8 leaves in length. The leaves are hard, sword-like, up to 1 m long, dark green with light transverse wavy stripes, most brightly colored in young leaves. There are whitish-green flowers, collected in a cluster, with a strong aroma. Sansevieria Trifasciata blooms in spring and autumn.
Sansevieria will not die in low light conditions but you should not constantly keep it in the back of the room. It needs a lot of light, including sunlight.