Scientific name: Chlorophytum comosum
Common names: Spider Plant. Spider Ivy, Ribbon Plant
Origin: Native to South Africa
Height: 1 to 2 feet
Spread: 1 to 2 feet
Zones: 9 through 11
Sun: Part shade to full shade
Water: Moderately watered, water when dry.
Frost Tolerant: No
Drought Tolerant: Yes
Methods: Division or plantlets.
The plant root mass may be divided into new plants. Plantlets that develop on a thicker stock may be easily rooted for new plants.1
Not toxic to dogs and cats.3
- 1.Floridata. Chlorophytum comosum. https://floridata.com/plant/959. Accessed August 11, 2019.
- 2.Chlorophytum comosum. Missouri Botanical Garden. http://www.missouribotanicalgarden.org/PlantFinder/PlantFinderDetails.aspx?kempercode=b547. Accessed August 11, 2019.
- 3.Spider Plant. ASPCA. https://www.aspca.org/pet-care/animal-poison-control/toxic-and-non-toxic-plants/spider-plant. Accessed August 11, 2019.