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ZZ Plant

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The plant commonly known as "ZZ" has become a popular houseplant because of its interesting foliage and adaptability to challenging growing conditions. In fact, ZZ is so impressive that is was named a Florida Plant of the Year by FNGLA (Florida Nursery, Growers & Landscape Association) in 2002 and 2009.

Two ZZ plants in containers on a patio

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