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Dracaena reflexa

Reflexed Dracaena, Song of India

Dracaena reflexa Lam.

dra-SEEN-ah ree-FLEX-ah

Liliaceae

 

Explanation of name:  Generic name is Greek for a female dragon.  Reflexa means reflexed (bent backwards).

Natural range: Madagascar and Indian Ocean Islands

Recongition:  For a Dracaena, the leaves tend to be short and curled back.  The preeminent cultivar is ‘Song of India’ with white striping.

Landscape uses: Interiorscaping, courtyards, small spaces

Internet source: http://hgic.clemson.edu/factsheets/HGIC1504.htm

 

 

 

 

 

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Dracaena reflexaa

Reflexed Dracaena

Exotic

Subshrub

 

15’

 

SU-PS

ME

(PBCC, UFFPS187)

 

 

 

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