11 Types of Spider Plants | Different Varieties of Spider Plants

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Have a look at the best Types of Spider Plants that you can grow in your home and garden for a fantastic foliage display!

Spider plants have a unique appearance and are quite popular for their ability to remove harmful toxins from the air. Learn about the best Types of Spider Plants to spruce up your home and garden!

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Best Types of Spider Plants

1. Variegated Spider Plant

Types of Spider Plant

Botanical Name: Chlorophytum comosum ‘Vittatum’

‘Vittatum’ is the most popular, evergreen, perennial spider plant variety. This ornamental plant has creamy broad vertical stripes and slightly curved, medium-green leaves.

2. Bonnie


Botanical Name: Chlorophytum comosum ‘Bonnie’

Also popular as curly spider plant, it has a similar appearance to Vittatum, but the leaves have more twists. This easy-to-care plant is prized for its bright and curled, narrow leaves.

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3. Zebra Plant

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Botanical Name: Chlorophytum laxum’ Zebra’

This variety of zebra plants is fast-growing and forms yellow edges that turn white later. You can grow zebra variety as ground cover or in hanging baskets.

4. Airplane Plant


Botanical Name: Chlorophytum comosum ‘Variegatum’

Also known as Reverse Variegated, this variety is popular among gardeners. It displays curved leaves with white edges and dark green streaks in the center.

5. Hawaiian Spider Plant

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Botanical Name: Chlorophytum viridescens ‘Hawaiian’

The Hawaiian spider plant is also known as Golden Glow. This fascinating plant has a small, compact size with glossy green leaves in rich tones of champagne.

6. Variegated Bonnie Spider Plant

Botanical Name: Chlorophytum comosum ‘Bonnie Variegated’

Varigated Bonnie Spider Plant exhibits arched green leaves with creamy white edges, making it perfect for your living room. It is also an ideal choice for hanging baskets.

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7. Ocean Spider Plant

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Botanical Name: Chlorophytum comosum ‘Ocean’

This compact variety shows off green leaves with thin cream-white margins; it produces star-shaped white blooms and baby plants from long runners.

8. Fire Flash


Botanical Name: Chlorophytum orchidastrum ‘Green Orange’

Also popular as the Green Orange plant, it showcases bright orange stems, broad green foliage, and tiny white blossoms in the summer. It can grow up to 1-2 feet tall.

9. Reverse Spider Plant

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Botanical Name: Chlorophytum comosum’ Reverse Variegatum’

As the name suggests, the foliage’s outline and center are opposite. The foliage has soft yellow margins with a green center.

10. Green Orange Spider Plant


Botanical Name:  Chlorophytum amaniense ‘Fire Flash’

As the name suggests, it has a beautiful combination of green and orange on the foliage, which has also earned it the name – Fire Flash.

11. Green Spider Plant

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Botanical Name: Chlorophytum Comosum ‘Green’

If you want a spider plant that looks smashing with a bold single color, go for ‘green’! Its lush foliage does best in bright indirect light.

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  1. Yes spider plants are not poisonous to cats. They are equivalent to cat nip. Love my spiders. Actually to keep my cats away from my other plants they have a spider that is just for them to nibble on. It’s worked for me for over 10yrs.

  2. I remember a spider plant that i grew up with that is not here and now i feel like i don’t know anything can someone tell me what’s real



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