Curly Spider Plant
Chlorophytum comosum 'Bonnie'
Also known as
Spider Plant 'Bonnie', Airplane Plant, St. Bernard's Lily, Spider Ivy, Ribbon Plant
2007-03-20CChlorophytum comosum Bonnie by Wildfeuer (CC BY 2.5)
This plant has no fragrance
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Curly Spider Plant Overview
A favourite houseplant that easily multiplies by generating offsets on the end of long stems. Break the offsets off and root in soil or water to grow into new plants. This cultivar has been developed to have swirly, curly leaves (especially the baby spiders) and these are also strongly variegated, with white striping. This plant can help to filter air and easily grows in shade, indoors and in baskets making it a popular plant that may be found all over the world.
Common problems with Curly Spider Plant
Relative problem free
Curly Spider Plant Companion Plants
Plant under a tree canopy
How to propagate Curly Spider Plant
Sow seeds in Spring and keep moist.
Mother plants often give rise to little plants that can be broken off and replanted. Wait until the new plant has developed roots before removing though!
Special features of Curly Spider Plant
The inflorescence has long stems with spaced white 6 petal flowers along the middle to end.
Evergreen ribbon-like leaves