Often called an Airplane Plant, a Spider Plant is a fast- growing sitting or hanging houseplant that originally came from South Africa. This graceful interior houseplant produces leaves directly from the center of its pot. When kept root-bound, a Spider Plant sends off numerous long stems with baby plants at the end that can easily be used for propagationRead how to propagate houseplants by Plant Division at HousePlant411.com. Spider Plants are available with green leaves, green leaves trimmed in white, or white leaves trimmed in green. All Spider Plants are easy to care for and fun to have. A Spider Plant is inexpensive and a great choice for novice plant lovers. An added plus, Spider Plants clean the air of harmful toxins.