Fire Flash Spider Plant

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  • Orange Stems and Midribs
  • Light Preference/Tolerated (Bright Indirect Light, Medium Light)
  • Average Watering Needs
  • Mature Height 18 inches
  • Pet Safe 

The Fire Flash Spider Plant looks slightly different from other Spider Plants but still offers lovely arching greenery and minimal care needs. The stems and midribs have an orange hue and lead to bright-green leaves that are wide near the center and taper to a point. Also known as Chlorophytum amaniense or Orange Spider Plant, the Fire Flash Spider Plant grows from a central point in a rosette formation. This is a leafy plant that does bloom with proper care, but the flowers are not very showy.

Best Locations For Growing Fire Flash Spider Plant

Select a highly visible spot for the Fire Flash Spider Plant. This is a plant that should be on full display thanks to its unique orange stems and full greenery. Fire Flash Spider Plants are pet safe, so they have flexible placement options. Feature this looker on a shelf or hanging basket in a sunny area.

Fire Flash Spider Plant Sunlight Requirements

The Fire Flash Spider Plant is adaptable in terms of sunlight. Bright indirect light is best. This plant will push out new growth, and the orange highlights will stand out when this plant lives in a sunny location. With that said, the Fire Flash Spider Plant can live in medium sunlight. Avoid direct light, which can be damaging, while low light may cause the foliage to fade in color.

Fire Flash Spider Plant Care

The Fire Flash Spider Plant does not like to be root bound, so repot the plant about every two years. Select a new container a couple of inches bigger, or gently divide the plant and repot in smaller containers. The roots of the Fire Flash Spider Plant are sensitive, so take care when repotting, especially if dividing the plant.

Watering Fire Flash Spider Plant

Let the top inch of soil dry out before watering this plant. Allow excess water to drain, and cut back on watering during the winter if the plant is not actively growing. The Fire Flash Spider Plant is not picky when it comes to humidity. Average humidity is best, and with some occasional misting or a pebble tray, the Fire Flash Spider Plant can live in more arid environments.

Feeding Fire Flash Spider Plant

Regularly feed the Fire Flash Spider Plant to keep the foliage coming and support healthy growth. This beauty is not picky about the fertilizer mix, and it can handle 3-1-2, 2-1-2, or a balanced plant food. Apply fertilizer every couple of weeks during the spring and summer.

Fire Flash Spider Plant Information

Light Exposure: Bright Indirect Light, Medium Light
Care Requirements: Easy
Watering Requirements: Average - When the top 2 inches of the soil dries out.
Pet Friendly: Yes
Kid Friendly: Yes
Air Purifier: Moderate
Habit: Clumping
Growth Rate: Fast
Mature Height: 18 inches
Mature Spread: 24 inches
Flowering: No
Flower Color(s): White
Flower Shade/Description: White
Fragrant: No
Foliage Type:
Foliage Color(s): Green, Orange
Foliage Description: Green, Contrasting Bright Orange Petioles
Temperature: 70° - 90°F (21° - 32°C)
Humidity: Average (40% - 60%)
Common Name: Fire Flash Spider Plant
Other Name(s): Orange Spider Plant, Fire Flash
Scientific Name: Chlorophytum amaniense 'Fire Flash'
Plant Type: House Plant

Container Sizes

Please Note: The pictures below are to give a general representation of the different container sizes. The actual size/ages of plants are estimates and will vary based on; type of plant, time of year, last pruning & many other factors.

4.5 Pot

4.5" Pot
 Also Know As:
   4.5" Container

 Plant Age:
   ~ 6 months
 Plant Size:
   ~ 3"-6"
 Pot Size:
   ~ 4.5"H x 3.75"W
   1.42 quarts

Quart Pot

Quart Pot
 Also Know As:

 Plant Age:
   ~ 1 year old
 Plant Size:
   ~ 4"-8"
 Pot Size:
   ~ 4.75"H x 4.5"W
   1.50 quarts

2.5 Quart

2.5 Quart
 Also Know As:
   2.5 Quart Pot

 Plant Age:
   ~ 1.5 year old
 Plant Size:
   ~ 8"-12"
 Pot Size:
   ~ 6.5"H x 6.5"W
   2.20-2.30 quarts

#1 Pot

#1 Pot
 Also Know As:
   #1 Container
    1 Gallon
 Plant Age:
   ~ 2 year old
 Plant Size:
   ~ 10"-14"
 Pot Size:
   ~ 7"H x 7.75"W
   2.26-3.73 quarts

#2 Pot

#2 Pot
 Also Know As:
   #2 Container
    2 Gallon
 Plant Age:
   ~ 2-3 year old
 Plant Size:
   ~ 12"-18"
 Pot Size:
   ~ 9.5"H x 9.5"W
   1.19-1.76 gallons

#3 Pot

#3 Pot
 Also Know As:
   #3 Container
    3 Gallon
 Plant Age:
   ~ 3-4 year old
 Plant Size:
   ~ 12"-30"
 Pot Size:
   ~9.5"H x 11"W
   2.32-2.76 gallons

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Plant Addict Guarantee (Included On All Plant Orders)

Plant Addicts guarantees your plant(s) will arrive happy and healthy, but the plant(s) are being shipped through the mail and accidents happen. If the plant is dead, has dried out roots or the incorrect item was shipped just notify Plant Addicts within 3 days upon delivery. We may ask for pictures but will try to make it as easy as possible for you. Please note plant(s) with damaged branches or wilted leaves will not qualify for this guarantee. Plants are very resilient and will rebound quickly when cared for correctly.

For information on how to care for you new plant please check out our guide. Guide: How to Care for Your New Plant(s)

Plant Addicts Warranty - 1 Year (Extra Purchase Required)

We encourage all plant lovers to purchase the Plant Addicts Warranty whether you’re new or an expert. There are many variables outside our control and yours that can cause the demise of your plant(s). Examples would be hungry animals, drought, poor soil conditions, over watering, disease, insects & many other factors. The Plant Addicts Warranty is a 1 year warranty protecting you from all the unknowns and will replace your plant if it moves on to the plant afterlife.

The warranty is purchased on a per plant basis and must be purchased at the same time as the plant purchase. We will cover 100% of the price of the plant but the warranty does not cover shipping cost. Simply let us know if your plant has died within one year of receiving it and we’ll get you a new one shipped out. We may ask for photos for documentation purposes but again we’ll try to make it as easy as possible.

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Planter Shipping

Standard Colors: 2-3 business days

Special Order Colors: 8 weeks - this is due to the planter being custom made with the color(s) of your choice

Please Note: On special orders there can not be any cancellations

Plant Shipping

Time of Order:

Summer Shipping

  • If there is extreme heat we’ll delay shipping.  
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Once your plant is shipped you’ll receive an email with tracking information. Depending on the above criteria we’ll ship your plant(s) towards beginning of the following week from your order. We put together this helpful guide of what to do when you receive your plants in the mail.

It is important to know that all of our plants are clearly labeled for which growing zones the plant can survive in. The plants are thoroughly trialed and tested in every growing zone before we state the plant can grow in a zone. Again, our #1 priority is to ship the plants to you healthy and ready to thrive in your location. So we will do everything in our power to do so.