Horticulture 2

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Horticulture 2
Foliage Plant ID week 2
Spathiphyllum ‘Peace Lily’
• House plant
• Low light
• Requires nitrogen
Tradescantia zebrina
Purple wandering jew
• Houseplant or
annual (not
• Purple and green
• Fast growing
• Great hanging
• Easy to
Syngonium podophyllum
Nephthytis or Arrowhead plant
•Indoor houseplant
•Requires low light
•Leaves are shaped
like arrowheads
•Green with variegation
Dieffenbacia maculata
Indoor houseplant
Variegated leaves
Instead of stem,
Dieffenbacia has
a cane that can be
used to propagate.
•Indoor houseplant
•Has red or pink
blooms that are similar
to a peace lily.
•Requires medium
light levels.
Schefflera actinophylla
• Indoor tree
• Leaves are in a
Whorled pattern.
Does not flower.
May be variegated.
• Called “Chinese Evergreen”
• Foliage plant native to
Asian swamps
• Narrow, ovate (oval) leaves
Sprengeri Fern
Asparagus Fern
• arching branches with feathery, needlelike, stems
• Not a fern, but is related
to asparagus
• Tiny white flowers then
Red berries
Asparagus setaceus
Plume Asparagus Fern
• Grown as a foliage plant
• Feathery, flat branches
• Not really a fern, makes
Small black berries (fruit)
Following tiny white flowers
• Has sharp spines that are
Not visible but will hurt