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The Common Houseplant That Hasn’t Flowered in Almost 60 Years

The pothos plant grows really well in a lot of places, so you’d think they’d be easy to coax blossoms out of, but even the greenest thumbs haven’t seen this plant bloom naturally in over 60 years! Why are the pothos petals so shy?

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