|Pristine white petals and yellow stamens - exquisite!|
|Here's my hand for scale - and no, I don't have a gigantic hand!|
|Closeup of spider plant bloom courtesy my trusty iPhone! So lovely!|
|See the buds in this pic? More blooms and more baby spiders to come!|
|Delicate, airy fairy flowers of the spider plant|
|This is one of the spider plants currently beautifying my porch|
Here's all the proof you need, thanks to the magic of an iPhone camera! I've always loved spider plants for their beautiful and graceful foliage and the babies they grow on their own shoots, but now I have a whole new appreciation of their tiny white flowers as well!
Interestingly, spider plants are not as easy to grow as I thought: I've tried several indoors and both died after a few months. I did not overwater and I did not let them dry out; one was right next to a window where it got lots of light - but they died all the same. (One was a pure green, and the other was the white-striped as in the photo above, so it's not a peculiarity of a single variety.) The one on my balcony survived and I recently bought a second; it's these two that I hung in the porch--and they're flourishing thus far!
Keep growing, greenies!
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