Never throw away the water that eggs have been boiled in. This water, although not suitable for humans to drink, is full of minerals. Allow it to cool completely and then feed your houseplants with it.
This species blooms directly off the tuber. Leaves are produced seasonally, also directly from the long-lived tuber. Excellent, easy houseplant. Must be grown from seed. The leaves are pine-scented. This plant is about 10 years old.