This plant is an attractive bloomer. It requires frequent watering and bright light. It must be allowed to get dry in between watering. They only bloom once a season and are considered to be disposable plants. They are good for cleaning the air and it is easy to grown new plants rapidly from cuttings. The plant is only attractive when it is in bloom. In order to force blooming place it in a dark area for 6 weeks, then bring it into the light. This stimulates the formation of flowers.