Introduction of 10 common Spider Plant varieties

1. Golden edgespider plant

The leaves are wide linear, tender green, located on short stems, and have large cylindrical fleshy roots. The raceme is 30-60 cm long, curved and pendulous, and the florets are white; as the name suggests, the golden edgespider plant is golden yellow, very beautiful; it often produces clusters of small plants with roots formed by buds on the flower stem, which is very interesting. It grows fast and is easy to grow. It can be growd and appreciated all year round in a bright room. It is one of the most suitable kinds to hang or put on the top of cupboard or flower rack

2. Gold heart spider plant

There are rhizomes in the underground part, the leaves are slender, linear lanceolate, with yellow white longitudinal stripes in the center, and the base embraces the stem, which is bright green. Stolons sprouted from leaf axils, extending out of the clump, bending outward, and bearing small plants with aerial roots at the top. The flower is white, the perianth is 6, and the flowering period is spring and summer.

3. Silver Heart spider plant

It is a perennial herb with clustered cylindrical fleshy roots and short rhizomes. The leaves are basal, linear to long lanceolate, entire or slightly undulate. The scape is drawn from the leaf axil and is 30-50 cm long. It is bent to form a new stolon. Racemes, small white flowers, flowering in spring, summer, winter, indoor can also bloom. There are rhizomes under the ground, fleshy and short, transverse or oblique, leaves slender, linear lanceolate, center with yellow white longitudinal stripes, base embracing stem, bright green. Stolons sprouted from leaf axils, extending out of the clump, bending outward, and bearing small plants with aerial roots at the top. The flower is white, the perianth is 6, the flowering period is spring and summer.

4. Silver edge spider plant

It is an evergreen herb with rhizomes and fleshy roots. Like warm, humid, half shade environment. The cold resistance is poor, it is suitable to grow on fertile sandy soil with good drainage. Leaves basal, wide linear, 1-2 cm wide, 30 cm long, green. The leaf edge of silver edge spider plant was white, the edge of golden edge needle plant was light yellow, and the middle of gold edge spider plant was light yellow. The peduncle of spider plant is long and thin, beyond the leaves, the pedicel is curved, with 1-6 flowers at the apex, raceme, small, white, perianth, 6 stamens and green ovary. The flowering period is from June to August.

5. Goldfish spider plant

It likes high temperature, High humidity, negative environment, if long-term exposure to the sun, too dry or too low temperature in winter will cause defoliation, Stem: stem obliquely ascending, 20-40 cm long, tender stem green, old stem reddish brown; single leaf, opposite, ovate, about 3-4 cm long, apex pointed, fleshy, thick green on leaf surface, red at back by main vein. Flower: flower solitary in leaf axil, about 2-3 cm long, 5 sepals, corolla lip shaped, lower part expanded, apex 5-cleft, orange red, lobes yellow, between lobes red; stamen on petals, flowers One pistil. Capsule, similar to Scrophulariaceae. Leaves: the leaves are dark green and thick. Flower orange, small mouth, big belly, shape like goldfish. From a distance, it seems that goldfish roam leisurely among the green aquatic plants, which is very interesting and charming.

6. Pearl spider plant

It is named for its plump, plump, oval green leaves that look like pearls. Also known as jade beads, Buddha beads spider plant, jade beads, green bell, green bell. Senecio scandens (Compositae) is a succulent plant. Its flowering period is usually from December of the current year to January of the following year. A round, plump, round, heart-shaped leaves, like a string of wind chimes swaying in the wind, this is its leaves. Because the leaves are alternate, the growth is relatively sparse, round center-shaped, dark green, thick and juicy, like beads, so it has the reputation of “Buddha beads”, “Buddha beads”, “green grapes” and “green bell”. Others call it “Buddha pearl spider plant” and “lover’s tears”. It has slender stems, capitate inflorescences, terminal, 3 ~ 4 cm long, in hook shape, white or brown flowers, flower buds are red strips.

7. Color leaf spider plant

Also known as purple spider plant, is a perennial herb plant, which is suitable for hanging potted foliage viewing flowers. It is suitable for hanging pot foliage viewing and is conducive to indoor air freshness. In recent years, it has also been used for flower bed edging. Perennial evergreen herb with short rhizome, clustered cylindrical fleshy fibrous roots, strip-shaped leaves, green leaf margin and yellow white leaves. Different from the common golden edgespider plant, long stolons are often extracted from the leaf cluster, and small plants with roots grow on the top of the plant with white flowers. The branches and culms are node-shaped, each node has leaves, and the petioles are all purple red. The leaves are thick and glossy, and they all droop. They bloom from June to October every year, and the flower color is pink.

8. Lipstick spider plant

Also known as the flower creeper, safflower is a perennial evergreen herbaceous flower of Gesneriaceae. Native to the tropics of Indonesia and eastern India. Leaves ovate, opposite, slightly fleshy. The inflorescence is axillary or terminal, and its shape is similar to lipstick, and the calyx is tubular, which is very similar to the cylindrical shell of lipstick, so it is called “lipstick spider plant”. Leaves opposite, fleshy, bright and green. The branches are angular and semi grapevine after elongation. The flower is pink to crimson in color, pale yellow in center, similar to chrysanthemum in shape. The petals are narrow and glossy, and they open successively from spring to autumn with many stamens. The ovary is inferior, without style, and stigma is 4. Capsule fleshy, stellate dehiscence, 4-petal; seeds numerous.

9. Peony spider plan

The leaves are thick and green; the flower color is rose red at the top of the branches; the flowering period is from spring to autumn, enjoying the flowers and watching the leaves, which is an excellent potted flower for decorating the living room and windowsill. Like sunshine, suitable for dry, ventilated environment. Stems recumbent, spreading, 30-60 cm long, branched, slightly fleshy, glabrous, with small granular protuberances. Leaves opposite, leaf blade cordate ovate, flat, 1-2 cm long, 1 cm wide, apex acute or obtuse, with convex tip, base rounded, entire; petiole 3-6 mm long. Flowers single terminal or axillary, 1 cm in diameter; pedicel 1.2 cm long; calyx 8 mm long, lobes 4, 2 large, obconical, 2 small, linear, persistent; petals numerous, reddish purple, spatulate, ca. 1 cm long; stamens numerous; ovary inferior, 4-loculed, style absent, style 4-lobed. Capsule fleshy, stellate, 4-valved; seeds numerous. The flowering period is from July to August.

10. Broad leaf spider plant

Leaf blade broadly linear, entire or slightly wavy. The scape is extracted from the leaf cluster and forms a creeping stem after flowering, which can take root and germinate and grow into a new plant. The flowering period is spring and summer. The capsule is trihedral, oblate and globose. Spider plant has clustered cylindrical fibrous roots and rhizomes. Leaves basal, strip to strip, covered with golden edgespider plant needle shaped, narrow and long, flexible like blue, 20-45 cm long, 1-2 cm wide, root to tip, acuminate; base embracing stem, attached to short stem. The biggest characteristic of spider plant is that the mature plants will grow stems from time to time. The walking stems are 30-60 cm long, and small plants will grow at the apex. The Flower Pavilion is long and slender, longer than the leaves, curved; the raceme is single or branched, and sometimes grows 2-8 cm strip-shaped leaf clusters on the upper node of the inflorescence; it floats with the wind and looks like a flying crane. Therefore, spider plant was known as the crane orchid in ancient times. The flowers are white, several in a cluster, scattered in the inflorescence axis. Flowering period in spring and summer, winter indoor can also bloom.