A lady approached me at Lowe's a few month ago as I was looking at some houseplants and asked me if I wanted some. She was remodeling a room and needed all the houseplants gone. I
jumped at the offer. She gave me what looks like an Iris plant but now two of the leaves have grown babies at the tip almost like a spider plant. I put the babies in the soil and now they have rooted. Any one know what type of plant this could be?
Commented on Apr 30, 2012
All CAPS don't make it a spider plant Sue. Not saying you're wrong, just loud. The leaves are
shaped like both iris and spider plant. Every form of iris I've seen regenerates by risone division, not what this wierdo is doing with leaf tips taking root.
Don't know its botannical name. It will develop orange blossoms. I have lots of it on my
property. Locals call it butterfly weed. It will attract a wide variety of butterflies. My mother who grew up in Alabama called it chigger weed because it will be full of chiggers when it blooms. Very deep rooted and hearty plant.