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Spider plant
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A species of Spider plants, Also known as Ribbon plant, Hen and chickens, Spider ivy
Botanical name : Chlorophytum comosum Genus : Spider plants

Spider plant, A species of Spider plants
Also known as:
Ribbon plant, Hen and chickens, Spider ivy
Botanical name: Chlorophytum comosum
Genus: Spider plants
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Spider plant (Chlorophytum comosum)

Description

The spider plant is a green perennial plant with long, thin leaves that earn it another name, "ribbon plant." It has spread far from its native Africa because it is easy to care for. Since spider plants grow well in partial or full shade, they have become popular houseplants.
Plant Type
Herb
Bloom Time
Summer
Flower Color
White
Leaf Color
Green
White
Variegated
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General Info

Name story

Spider plant
Its leaves grow from the center of the plant spreading to the surrounding areas, like long-legged spiders. It is often raised hanging in the air like spiders climbing on spider webs, which is why it is called spider plant.

Symbolism

caring, connections with others

Usages

Artistic Value
Chinese poets often praise spider plants in their poems.
Environmental Protection Value
It can purify air and absorb formaldehyde.
Garden Use
Spider plant is an evergreen herbaceous perennial commonly found in tropical gardens. It is prized for its year-round arching, drooping bi-color foliage. Its bushy shape makes it suitable for beds, borders, or edging footpaths. Spider plant is good for Mediterranean or drought-tolerant gardens. Suggested companion plants include Angel’s Trumpet or Bird of Paradise to make a color contrast.

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