By Bonnie L. Grant, Certified Urban Agriculturist
Strophanthus preussii is a climbing plant with unique streamers hanging from the stems, boasting white flowers. A few tips from this article on how to grow spider tresses will be useful as you care for this temperamental plant.
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There is a reason golden pothos (Epipremnum pinnatum "Aureum") is one of the most popular hanging plants around. In its native habitat, golden pothos grows into a tree-swallowing monster with huge yellow and green leaves.
As a houseplant, the plant will grow aggressively from pots or trailing baskets with minimal care. They will easily root in a simple glass of water. With better care, large, mottled, mature leaves may develop.
The spiderwort isn’t a fussy plant, and it enjoys a variety of soil conditions. The spiderwort isn’t picky about being in the full sun or partial shade and tends to do well in either.
Although spiderworts do make fantastic container plants, you might notice that potted plants develop slightly different characteristics to those you plant in the ground. Some of the points you might see with potted spiderworts include the following.