The Zebra plant which gets its name from the stripey leaves is a native of Brazil. Most houseplants will suffer if you overwater, but the opposite is true for the zebra plant. Copious watering is needed for this plant to thrive and if you neglect this requirement there is a rapid reaction and collapse. Luckily there is a happy ending to this story as you will see from the video which shows what happens and what to do if it does. Watch the video below.