Do Spider Plants Have Any Medicinal Uses?

spider plant has medical uses.

Just as indoor houseplants like the spider plant bring specific benefits to space stations, homes, and bedrooms, they have also been proven to enhance healing in medical settings. Kansas State

Spider Plant Bugs, Pests, and Diseases

spider plant bugs do have a few

For the most part, all Spider plant varieties or airplane plants are impervious to disease and pests. The main causes of problems are overwatering, poor drainage and excessive fertilizer treatment.

Popular Spider Plant Varieties

Reversed unique variegated leaf pattern of Spider plant

Of all the houseplants out there, few have seen the success of Chlorophytum comosum (kloh-roh-FY-tum kom-OH-sum), better known as the spider plant. By the way caring for Chlorophytum plants is

Cast Iron Plant Care Guide: Aspidistra Elatior

Potted Aspidistra - Cast Iron Plant

The Cast Iron Plant is the common name for Aspidistra elatior [ass-pi-DIS-truh] [ee-LAY-tee-or]. The Aspidistra is an old-fashioned, tough, house plant with leathery dark green leaves. Aspidistras are ideal indoor plants for cooler areas of

Sansevieria Fernwood Growing and Care

Potted Sansevieria Fernwood

Sansevieria Fernwood is an evergreen, relatively hardy, and perennial succulent snake plant that belongs to the family Asparagaceae.  It has a unique stem with tiger stripes patterns with colors ranging

How To Grow Monkey Grass The Excellent Border Grass

monkey grass border along a rock walkway

Ophiopogon japonicus (off-ee-uh-POE-gun juh-PON-ih-kus) also known as Monkey Grass is a member of the Asparagaceae family.  This perennial groundcover hails from eastern Asia but has naturalized on continents all over

Dracaena Marginata Colorama Plant Care

Attractive leaves of Dracaena Colorama

Dracaena Colorama is one of several varieties of Dracaena Marginata on the market. Leaves of pink and green produce a striking color combination. Click on the link to learn more about the colorful Dracaena marginata Colorama.

How to Care For Sansevieria Bantel’s Sensation

Potted plants of the upright growing Sansevieria Bantel's Sensation

The Sansevieria Bantel’s Sensation is one of several varieties of snake plants, a taller, stalkier breed of succulent. Hailing from the tropical regions of West Africa, Bantel’s Sensation has gorgeous

How To Care For Agave Attenuata | Foxtail Agave

Several Agave attenuate plants growing in the landscape in front of commercial building

Agave attenuata [a-GAH-vee] [at-ten-yoo-AY-tuh] is an unusual succulent belonging to the Agave plant genus and the Asparagaceae family of plants. It’s native to central Mexico in the state of Jalisco

Agave Colorata Care Tips: Growing The Ash Agave

Desert Tree [Agave Colorata]

Agave Colorata (a-gaw-vee Kol-oh-ray-tuh), also known as Ash Agave or Mescal Ceniza. This Agave plant is a small, shrublike broadleaf evergreen perennial in the Asparagaceae family. This rosette-forming succulent agave

Starfish Sansevieria Care

Exotic green Starfish Sansevieria in a flowerpot.

The starfish sansevieria gets its name from its eye-catching fan shaped light green foliage.  The shape of this indoor plant has thick, striped leaves extending in a fan from its

How To Grow And Care For Sansevieria Laurentii

Snake Plant Laurentii used for interior decoration

Sansevieria trifasciata ‘Laurentii’ (san-se-VEER-ee-uh try-fask-ee-AH-tuh law-REN-tee-eye) is the most often sold Sansevieria plant variety. The plants’ genus name, Sansevieria, honors the Spanish Prince Raimond de Sansgrio de Sanseviero. He was

Tips On Growing Sansevieria Golden Hahnii

Sansevieria Golden Hahnii up close

Sansevieria ‘golden hahnii’ (pronounced HAHN-ee-ey) is a Sansevieria trifasciata (san-se-VEER-ee-uh try-fask-ee-AH-tuh) sport famous for its buttery yellow leaves accented with green stripes. Golden hahnii snake plant was patented in 1941

Sansevieria Moonshine: Growing The Moonshine Snake Plant

Potted Moonshine Sansevieria

Sansevieria moonshine [san-se-VEER-ee-uh, moon-shine] is a cultivar of the Sansevieria trifasciata, which is a succulent from the Asparagaceae family.  Also known as Sansevieria craigii, Sansevieria jacquinii, and Sansevieria laurentii superba, this beautiful plant is very popular as a houseplant. Native to

Agave Filifera Care: Growing Thread-Edge Agave Plants

White threads on Agave Filifera plant

Agave filifera (a-GAH-vee fil-LIF-er-uh) is a clump-forming member of the family Asparagaceae (a-SPARE-uh-gay-see-eye). Hailing from central Mexico, this perennial succulent is very similar Agave schidigera (a-GAH-vee ski-DEE-ger-ruh. You can tell

Furcraea Foetida Care: Learn Grow The False Agave

False Agave plant - Furcraea

Furcraea foetida (fer-KREE-uh FET-uh-duh) is an evergreen flowering plant from the family Agavaceae now the Asparagaceae family. It hails from northern South America and the Caribbean. However, Furcraea is cultivated

Dracaena Lemon Lime Care Tips

Lemon Lime Dracaena

Dracaena [dra-SEE-nah] lemon lime belongs to Asparagaceae (the asparagus plant family) and is native to tropical Africa.  One of the select types of Dracaena the lemon lime plant has stunning

Learn Agave Blue Glow Growing and Care

Blue Glow Agave low growing hybrid

Agave Blue Glow [a-GAH-vee] is a relatively small sized, slow-growing succulent plant developed at Rancho Soledad Nurseries of Rancho Santa Fe, California by horticulturalist Kelly Griffin. The plant is a

Growing Yucca Filamentosa: Caring For Adams Needle

Blooming Adams needle yucca plants

Yucca filamentosa (YUK-uh fil-uh-men-TOH-suh) is a flowering, evergreen shrub from the family Asparagaceae. Native to the Southeastern United States, Florida and is popular thanks to its unique shape and sword-like

How To Care For Ophiopogon Japonicus

Thin leaves of Mondo Grass - Ophiopogon japonicus

Most commonly known as mondo grass, Ophiopogon japonicus (o-fio-PO-gon ja-PON-i-kus) is a popular ornamental grass hailing from the Asparagaceae family.  The scientific name means “snake’s beard” in Greek and the

How To Grow Cordyline Fruticosa

colorful leaves of the cordyline fruticosa

Cordyline fruticosa (kor-dil-LYE-nee froo-tih-KOH-suh) is a perennial, broadleaf evergreen plant hailing from Southeast Asia, Eastern Australia, Hawaii, Papua New Guinea, and other Pacific Islands.  It is a member of the