Spider Plant ID

abigail1280(8)August 2, 2010

I purchased 4 spider plants off of ebay and just got them today. It was one auction for all 4. Came with a variegated, reverse variegated, green, and Hawaiian. I bought it more for the reverse and Hawaiian because I already have the other two. Anyway, I was pleasantly surprised to find two green spiders in the package instead of just one, but they're both very different from my green spider and I just wondered if they're a different type of green spider or something else.

This is my green spider. It's pretty young. I got a start from a friend earlier this year.

The two new plants that arrived today. You can see the leaves are much wider than the other.

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rhizo_1 (North AL) zone 7

They don't look much like spider plants to me.

    Bookmark   August 4, 2010 at 11:31PM
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pirate_girl(Zone7 NYC)

3rd one looks more like a Corn Plant (sorry, not sure of its botanical name, maybe one of the Dracenas?)

Doesn't look like a spider to me either (leaves are too wide & I don't remember that striation-type marking).

    Bookmark   August 5, 2010 at 1:17PM
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melsmile(9)

I'm gonna have to agree. They don't look like spiders to me either. They both kind of look like a corn plants (D. fragrans) part of the dracaena family.

    Bookmark   August 5, 2010 at 5:58PM
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