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Spider Plant


This evergreen is commonly grown in hanging baskets or as a ground cover under the shade of large trees. Clumps of attractive arching grass-like foliage is variegated with creamy white stripes. The greatest attraction is the miniature duplicates of the mother plant at the ends of curved stems. These can be cut off and planted individually.

Chlorophytum comosum 'Variegatum' (C. capense)

Leaf Characteristics

Leaf texture : Soft

Leaf length : 12"

Leaf shape : Strap-shaped; grass-like

Leaf color : Variegated - Green with white stripes

Flower Characteristics

Flower color :White

Plant Anatomy

Foliage growth cycle : Evergreen

Average size maturity width : 2-3 ft.

Average size maturity height : 1-3 ft.

Growth rate : Fast

Cultural Information

USDA Zone : 20 to 25 F( Z9a)

Sunset zone : 15-17, 19-24

Water requirements : Regular

Light exposure : Partial Sun

Landscape Attributes

Attractive bark :Yes

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