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Chlorophytum comosum

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Chlorophytum comosum | Nottingham, NG2
Pot Size
0.5 litres

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Plant Finder: about Chlorophytum comosum

Common names

Spider plant, Spider ivy, Ribbon drive


Chlorophytum comosum (Spider plant). This is a clumped grass-like perennial which is native to South Africa. They will produce long arching white and green striped stems and clusters of white flowers.


The spider plants like a fairly rich soil and regular watering as long as they have good drainage. They do not like to be over-watered. This perennial is easy to grow and will adapt to just about any light conditions.

Interest and use

Greenhouse, indoors, border, container

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  • LightFull sun
  • HardinessFrost tender (min 5°C)
  • SoilWell drained, Medium, Rich
  • Soil pH7.0
  • WaterMoist

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