Variegated Spider Plant (Chlorophytum comosum 'Vittatum') in the Chlorophytums Database

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General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Grass/Grass-like
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Partial or Dappled Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 9b -3.9 °C (25 °F) to -1.1 °C (30 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 11
Plant Height: 8 to 12 inches
Plant Spread: 12 to 24 inches
Leaves: Unusual foliage color
Evergreen
Variegated
Other: Recurved leaves with green margins and central white stripe.
Flowers: Showy
Inconspicuous
Flower Color: White
Bloom Size: Under 1"
Flower Time: Late spring or early summer
Summer
Late summer or early fall
Underground structures: Taproot
Suitable Locations: Xeriscapic
Houseplant
Uses: Groundcover
Suitable as Annual
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Resistances: Humidity tolerant
Drought tolerant
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Offsets
Containers: Suitable in 1 gallon
Suitable in 3 gallon or larger
Suitable for hanging baskets
Prefers to be under-potted

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Location: Gent, BelgiumDate: 2012-09-26
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Location: At our garden - Tracy, CADate: 2010-04-27
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Location: Orem, UtahDate: 2011-11-11
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Location: JBsPlants at Roblyn Farm, New JerseyDate: 2013-07-08
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Date: 2015-11-16
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Location: Fountain, FloridaDate: 2011-11-24babies rather then \"seedling\", but seemed the best place?
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Location: Fountain, FloridaDate: 2011-11-24
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Location: Fountain, FloridaDate: 2011-11-24
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Location: At our garden - Central Valley area, CADate: 2012-05-10Very thick roots of root bound spider plants before I gave them a
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Location: At our garden - San Joaquin County, CADate: 2013-06-12Baby spider plant begets a baby of its own, with variation in its
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Comments:
Posted by JB (Wrightstown, New Jersey - Zone 6b) on Apr 6, 2014 1:27 PM

This particular plant is the most common of all Spiders. Identifying factors to remember are, the center of the leaves of this one is WHITE with the GREEN OUTSIDE MARGINS.

This plant is called "variegated" by some growers.

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Posted by bradmiller on Mar 3, 2017 12:46 PM

This plant has become a perennial in my garden(zone 7b), coming back stronger every year. Unfortunately, slugs enjoy the leaves.

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Discussion Threads about this plant
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Growing Spider plants from babies, with no roots? by lauriebasler Aug 8, 2016 8:27 AM 9
What Kind of Spider Plant is this? by plantdog Jan 15, 2015 3:18 PM 12
Spider Plant Q & A plus pictures by JB Mar 11, 2017 11:39 AM 138
Spider Plant Special - Buy One Get One Free by JB Aug 16, 2014 1:08 PM 0
Chlorophytum comosum entries question by JB Apr 8, 2014 8:07 AM 22

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