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Spider Plant
Chlorophytum comosum

Anthericaceae (formerly Liliaceae)

Proliferous producer of stolons and plantlets; leaves are linear to lanceolate, up to 2 feet long and 1 inch wide; flowers are in a loose panicle.

Plant Form or Habit: cascading

Plant Use: hanging basket

Exposure: medium

Flower Color: white

Blooming Period: spring summer fall

Height: up to 2 feet

Width: determined by size of container

Foliage Texture: medium

Heat Tolerance: high

Water Requirements: medium

Additional Comments: Reduce water in the winter months. If overfed, leaves will turn brown and go limp.


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