Chlorophytum comosum

Common Name : Airplane plant, spider plant Botanical name : Chlorophytum comosum Family : Asparagaceae

Chlorophytum comosum

Order - Asparagales

Genus - Chlorophytum

Species- comosum

Origin / Native - Tropical south Africa, Western Australia

Life Cycle- Perennial, Annual

Category - Herb

Synonym - Hartwegia comosa

Uses - Houseplant

Flowers - Small, velvety white, clustered, 6 petals, free flowering

Leaves & Plant - Evergreen, Tuberous roots, Soft linear/narrow leaves, Green with white strips

Height - Up to 2 feet [60.960cm]tall

Spread - Up to 1.5 feet [45.720cm]wide

Good For - Pots, Indoors, Groundcover, Edges, Borders

Special Character - Drought, Soil tolerant

Light Requirement & Care - Part sun, Full Shade, Average water, Well drained soil, Low maintenance

Spider plant leaves
Spider plant leaves

Spider plant leaves
chlorophytum comosum vittatum

Photographs: Guna Selvi Camera: Nikon D40x Location : Lalbagh botanical gardens, Bangalore[Bengaluru], Karnataka, India

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