More (tropical) plants to identify!

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  1. Mrs. Hankshaw

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    9 looks like a spider plant to me. Chlorophytum comosum.
     
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    Hi, spider plant leaf colours are opposite...
     
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    Went out in the stormy weather today to check on it. Yeah! It does have a central stem from which all the others seem to stem from.

    Not quite, it's always growing new leaves.

    No idea, these are growing in a protected corner of my garden, haven't paid much attention to their pattern.

    It's got yellow flowers as you can see in the pic. So, I do have an oxalis?
     
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  5. oubee

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    Mrs Hankshaw may be right, Choco. I googled it up: from the images I got, it might turn out that spider plants are variegated in different patterns. http://www.johnjearrard.co.uk/plants/ch ... ocean.html seems to be the one i've got?
     
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    Hi,Has it produced any 'spiders' yet?At that size there should be some already.
     
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    Oubee, If it is always growing a new leaf, then I doubt it is a dracena. Dracenas seem to be fairly slow growing, here anyway. how sturdy is the leaf? dracena can be about like leather. A spider plant may be a great guess, have you seen any little runners from it? is that where the little one came from on the side of the pot? except, the runners don't travel underground, that I know of. They always come from the mother plant and arch out and away from it. similar to a strawberry.
     
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    Hey Choco & Caro, yup, it has earlier this year. Such a pretty sight it is. Too bad, I immediately saw it dangling by the pot, yanked it off and buried it in another pot where it died :( You are right, Caro, those are runners. So this time, I decided not to interfere with Nature. Let the runner dangle and maybe it's just in my mind but the runner shortened and tiptoed back to the soil pot. :D

    About the Dracena: The leaf is not that sturdy but the plant looks so much like the Dracena even the pretty yellow flowers!
     
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    Yes, I have a baby spider plant with the green band in the middle also I took off a friends larger one. I've no doubt mines a spider plant.
     
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    Now that I think about it Spider plants could not have been named more aptly :D

    Regards from Mtius, Mrs Hankshaw! :stew1:
     
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    You're very welcome!
     
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    Hi, my spider plant has white flowers...never seen a yellow, do they have yellow too?
     
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    Not yellow exactly, more like cream coloured but I dunno how those ferns are called.
     

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