A picture of a Variegated Spider Ivy

Variegated Spider Ivy

Chlorophytum comosum 'Variegatum'

Also known as

Variegated Spider Plant

Chlorophytum comosum 01 by Digigalos (CC BY-SA 3.0)

Partial Shade
Easy care
Light watering
Tender

9a-11b

USDA zone

-7°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

45cm

Max

45cm

20cm

Min

20cm

10 years to reach maturity

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

This plant has no fragrance

More images of Variegated Spider Ivy

Chlorophytum comosum 01
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Variegated Spider Ivy Overview

This Variegated Spider Plant has been awarded a Royal Horticultural Society Award of Garden Merit as it is an incredibly easy plant to grow. Grown for the leaves, this lovely houseplant is great for beginners. Popular with both novices and more experienced houseplant enthusiasts, the Variegated Spider Plant has a weeping, arching habit. It produces a mass of strap-shaped leaves, coloured green with white striping on the outer leaf edges. Small white flowers may be produced at any time of year when growing indoors as a houseplant. Place it where it will receive decent amounts of indirect light and mist the leaves every so often (in addition to watering). It can help to filter air and easily grows in shade, indoors and in baskets making it a very popular houseplant. It propagates itself! Spider Plants produce lots of little baby plants on spidery stems, these can be easily rooted in water or soil, whilst on the plant or separated.

Common problems with Variegated Spider Ivy

Generally Pest & Disease free.

    How to propagate Variegated Spider Ivy

    Division

    Seed

    Other uses of Variegated Spider Ivy

    A low maintenance plant that suits container growing indoors .

    Houseplant