Chlorophytum comosum

Botanical Name: Chlorophytum comosum

Phonetic: Klor-Oh-Fie-tum koe-moe-sum

Common Name(s): Spider Plant

Family: Asparagaceae
Origin: Southern Africa
Plant Type: Herbaceous perennial
Persistence: Evergreen

Leaf Type: Simple, linear
Number of Leaflets:
Leaf Color: Colorful leaves, green or stripped white
Fall Color: –
Texture: Medium
Density: Dense
Bloom Season: Flowers freely
Flower Color(s): White, insignificant

Exposure: Part shade to full shade
USDA: 9-11
Climate Zone(s): 
Growth Rate:                
Height: 1-2 Feet
Spread: 1-2 Feet
Hydrozone: Medium
Pest/Diseases: Root rot, whiteflies, spider mites, scales, aphids, sun scald
Soil: Well-drained soils

Features: Low maintenance, attractive foliage, interesting graceful cascading habit
Uses: Planters, ground cover, cascade over walls, fountain effect, indoor plant, baskets, offices

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