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Chlorophytum comosum 'Vittatum' (White stripe spider plant)

Intermediate
skill rating
1 hour care
per year
0.5m
Max height
0.5m
Max spread
5-10 years
To maturity

Plant details

Botanical name

Chlorophytum comosum 'Vittatum'

Other names

White stripe spider plant

Genus

Chlorophytum Chlorophytum

Variety or Cultivar

'Vittatum' _ 'Vittatum' is a tender perennial forming a clump of narrow, evergreen leaves with central creamy stripes and arching racemes of small white flowers in summer. New plantlets form in the inflorescence.


Chlorophytum comosum 'Vittatum' is: Evergreen

Habit

Arching, Weeping

Awards

RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit)

Flower

White in Summer

Foliage

Green, White, Variegated in All seasons

How to care

Watch out for

General care

Pruning

No pruning required. Remove dead leaves to the base.

Propagation methods

Division, Root plantlets, Seed


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Where to grow

Chlorophytum comosum 'Vittatum' (White stripe spider plant) will reach a height of 0.5m and a spread of 0.5m after 5-10 years.

Suggested uses

Architectural, Conservatory, Containers, Drought Tolerant, Hanging baskets, Indoor, Low Maintenance, Mediterranean, Sub-Tropical

Cultivation

Grow inside in filtered light, and water sparingly in winter. Needs a frost-free environment.

Soil type

Chalky, Clay, Loamy, Sandy (will tolerate most soil types)

Soil drainage

Moist but well-drained, Well-drained

Soil pH

Acid, Alkaline, Neutral

Light

Partial Shade

Aspect

East, West

Exposure

Sheltered

UK hardiness Note: We are working to update our ratings. Thanks for your patience.

Indoor heated (H1), Indoor unheated (H2)

Companion plants

We do not currently have companion plants added for this plant.

Botanical name

Chlorophytum comosum 'Vittatum'

Other names

White stripe spider plant

Genus

Chlorophytum Chlorophytum

Variety or Cultivar

'Vittatum' _ 'Vittatum' is a tender perennial forming a clump of narrow, evergreen leaves with central creamy stripes and arching racemes of small white flowers in summer. New plantlets form in the inflorescence.

Foliage

Evergreen

Habit

Arching, Weeping

Awards

RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit)


Colour

Flower

White in Summer

Foliage

Green, White, Variegated in All seasons

General care

Pruning

No pruning required. Remove dead leaves to the base.

Propagation methods

Division, Root plantlets, Seed


Monthly care advice


Where to grow

Chlorophytum comosum 'Vittatum' (White stripe spider plant) will reach a height of 0.5m and a spread of 0.5m after 5-10 years.

Suggested uses

Architectural, Conservatory, Containers, Drought Tolerant, Hanging baskets, Indoor, Low Maintenance, Mediterranean, Sub-Tropical

Cultivation

Grow inside in filtered light, and water sparingly in winter. Needs a frost-free environment.

Soil type

Chalky, Clay, Loamy, Sandy (will tolerate most soil types)

Soil drainage

Moist but well-drained, Well-drained

Soil pH

Acid, Alkaline, Neutral

Light

Partial Shade

Aspect

East, West

Exposure

Sheltered

UK hardiness Note: We are working to update our ratings. Thanks for your patience.

Indoor heated (H1), Indoor unheated (H2)

USDA zones

Zone 11, Zone 10, Zone 9

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GARDENS WITH THIS PLANT

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Low Maintenance Garden
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My Garden
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Main garden
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