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Dracaena reflexa

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://www.clemson.edu/extension/

hgic/plants/indoor/foliage/hgic1504.html

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Dracaena reflexa

Reflexed Dracaena

Exotic

Subshrub

 

15’

 

SU-PS

ME

(PBCC, UFFPS187)

 

 

 


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