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Spider Plant Bonnie in the GardenTags plant encyclopedia

Chlorophytum comosum 'Bonnie'

 

Spider Plant 'Bonnie'

The spider plant has been grown indoors for many years and is one of the most common houseplants. It grows quickly, sports arching leaves and in spring and summer, the trailing stems produce small white flowers followed by tiny plantlets. These grow to form an attractive display, especially in a hanging basket. Removed from the mother plant, they can be used to produce new plants once rooted. 'Bonnie' has curling foliage - particularly the babies.

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plant Features
  • Spider Plant Bonnie likes full sun to partial shade

    Full sun to partial shade

  • Spider Plant Bonnie likes very little water

    Very little water

  • Spider Plant Bonnie is not frost hardy

    Not Frost hardy

  • Spider Plant Bonnie likes moist and free draining

    Moist and free draining

 
Available to buy from 1 store(s) in the UK
 
plant information

Common name

Spider Plant 'Bonnie'

Latin name

Chlorophytum comosum 'Bonnie'

type

Perennial

family

Asparagaceae

ph

5.0 - 7.5 Acid - Neutral

  • Light

    Spider Plant Bonnie likes full sun to partial shade

    Full sun to partial shade

  • Frost

    Spider Plant Bonnie is not frost hardy

    Not Frost hardy

  • Soil

    Spider Plant Bonnie likes moist and free draining

    Moist and free draining

  • Water

    Spider Plant Bonnie likes very little water

    Very little water

Plant & bloom calendar

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full grown dimensions

The size of a fully grown Spider Plant Bonnie is 0.40meters x 0.30meters 0.40 M 0.30 M

Chlorophytum comosum 'Bonnie'

The spider plant has been grown indoors for many years and is one of the most common houseplants. It grows quickly, sports arching leaves and in spring and summer, the trailing stems produce small white flowers followed by tiny plantlets. These grow to form an attractive display, especially in a hanging basket. Removed from the mother plant, they can be used to produce new plants once rooted. 'Bonnie' has curling foliage - particularly the babies.


Planting

From Early Spring TO Late Summer

To take baby plants from the mother plant, set a small pot filled with damp potting mix next to the plant. Sink a new plantlet into the soil of the small pot, so that the root buds are barely covered. You may need to use a bent paperclip to hold the plantlet in place. It should root in 2-3 weeks. After that time, sever it from the parent plant.

 

Propagation

From Early Spring TO Late Summer

The plantlets growing on wiry stems from the mother plant - often called "babies" - are easy to propagate, giving you an ongoing supply of plants. For sure success, choose young, small plantlets for propagating because the larger plantlets are older and will root slowly.

 
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