Chlorophytum Comosum

Chlorophytum comosum is an African plant of the asparagus family, native to the tropical and southern Africa. It is most commonly called spider plant, but also is known as airplane plant, St. Bernard’s lily, or the ribbon plant.  

This plant is commonly grown as an ornamental houseplant. The most popular varieties feature long grassy green-and-white-striped leaves.Spider plants are easy to grow and thrive under a variety of conditions. 

Care Level




Common pest include scales, aphids, mites and whiteflies.


Spider plants are perennial flowering plant that typically grow to about 6 to 24 inches long.


Spider plants enjoy bright light and love scorching in direct sunlight. However, they will grow in conditions ranging from semi-shady to partial direct sun.


Spider plants need water about once per week depending on your home's temperature, light levels, and humidity.

Pet Friendly:

Spider plants do not contain any toxic components. However, some pets do love the taste of the plant, and if not careful can eat enough to make them sick.