|Description||A slender trunk topped by a striking, five-foot-wide crown holding clusters of rich, burgundy-red, sword-like leaves. Heat and drought tolerant when established in the landscape. A superb specimen plant for the landscape or patio containers. Evergreen in frost-free climates; treat as a summer annual or houseplant in cold winter regions.|
|Light||Full sun, Partial sun|
|Watering||Water when soil surface is dry.|
|Blooms||Occasionally in early summer.|
|Mature Size||Forms slender 5 ft. trunk topped with 3 to 5 ft. wide crown of foliage.|
|Special Features||Dramatic Foliage Color, Easy Care, Waterwise|
|Landscape Use||Container, Houseplant, Poolside|
|Design Ideas||With its bronze-tinted foliage, this Dracaena looks dramatic set against very light-colored surfaces such as stucco or even concrete. It is a suitable alternative to palms in narrow spaces between buildings or tucked into corners. Usually planted as a specimen or small grove under night lighting or poolside.|
|Companion Plants||Bush Daisy (Euryops); False Heather (Cuphea); Lantana (Lantana); Verbena (Verbena); Canna (Canna)|
|Care||Thrives in average to enriched, well-drained soils. Water regularly during first growing season to develop an extensive root system. Once established in landscape reduce frequency; water container plants when soil surface becomes dry. Apply a controlled release fertilizer in spring. Prune spent foliage as new leaves emerge.|
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We have been pioneers and craftsmen in the art of growing plants for nearly 100 years. Since our founding in Southern California by Harry E. Rosedale, Sr. in 1926, we have been absolutely dedicated and obsessed with quality.