Chlorophytum saundersiae 'Starlight'

Chlorophytum saundersiae ‘Starlight’

Weeping anthericum

A table displaying which months are best to sow, plant and harvest.
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Flowers
Flowers

Plant does not flower in January

Plant does not flower in February

Plant does not flower in March

Plant does not flower in April

Plant does not flower in May

Plant does flower in June

Plant does flower in July

Plant does flower in August

Plant does flower in September

Plant does not flower in October

Plant does not flower in November

Plant does not flower in December

  • Botanical name: Chlorophytum saundersiae 'Starlight'
  • Common name: Weeping anthericum
  • Family: Asparagaceae
  • Plant Type: Perennial, Deciduous
Flower colour:

White

Foliage colour:

Variegation

A close relative of the spider plant, Chlorophytum comosumChlorophytum saundersiae bears the same starry white flowers on long stems and long, grass-like foliage. However, this African native is tougher and can be grown outdoors all year.

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Chlorophytum saundersiae ‘Starlight’ is a variegated cultivar with cream leaves and deep green margins. In the summer months it produces sprays of white flowers that give plants a light, airy appearance.

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For best results grow Chlorophytum saundersiae ‘Starlight’ in moist, well-drained soil in full sun or dappled shade. Congested clumps can be divided in spring to produce new plants.

How to grow Chlorophytum 'Starlight'

  • Plant size

    100cm height

    45cm spread

  • Aspect

    South facing, west facing

  • Sun exposure: Dappled shade, full sun
  • Hardiness: Hardy
  • Soil type: Acidic / chalky / alkaline / clay / heavy / moist / well drained / light / sandy

Plant calendar

A table displaying which months are best to sow, plant and harvest.
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Flowers
Flowers

Plant does not flower in January

Plant does not flower in February

Plant does not flower in March

Plant does not flower in April

Plant does not flower in May

Plant does flower in June

Plant does flower in July

Plant does flower in August

Plant does flower in September

Plant does not flower in October

Plant does not flower in November

Plant does not flower in December

Divide
Divide

Do not Divide in January

Do not Divide in February

Do Divide in March

Do Divide in April

Do Divide in May

Do not Divide in June

Do not Divide in July

Do not Divide in August

Do not Divide in September

Do not Divide in October

Do not Divide in November

Do not Divide in December

Chlorophytum 'Starlight' and wildlife

Chlorophytum 'Starlight' has no particular known value to wildlife in the UK.

Is Chlorophytum 'Starlight' poisonous?

Chlorophytum 'Starlight' has no toxic effects reported.

No reported toxicity to:

No reported toxicity to Birds

No reported toxicity to Cats

No reported toxicity to Dogs

No reported toxicity to Horses

No reported toxicity to Livestock

No reported toxicity to People

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