Fact sheet: Spider Plant

Spreading by long, arching shoots which develop plantlets at their tip, Spider Plant forms many mounds of narrow, green and white-striped or solid green leaves, depending on the cultivar. Small, white flowers are occasionally produced along these shoots. Long used in hanging baskets, Spider Plant is also well-suited to use in planters or as a groundcover. The plantlets will cascade over a wall or planter forming a fountain effect. The variegated cultivars brighten up any shaded location. Use it as an edging along walks or in front of shrub borders.

Scientific name: Chlorophytum comosum
Pronunciation: kloe-roe-FIT-um koe-MOE-sum
Common name(s): Spider-Plant

Fact sheet: Spider Plant

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Posted: June 11, 2017

Category: Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Home Landscapes
Tags: Chlorophytum Comosum, Factsheet, Plant Sale, Spider-Plant

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