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Plant Habit: Shrub
Tree
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Partial or Dappled Shade
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 9b -3.9 °C (25 °F) to -1.1 °C (30 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 11
Plant Height: 2 feet to 50 feet
Leaves: Evergreen
Other: Leaves can be oval to lance shaped and some varieties have variegated foliage
Flowers: Showy
Other: Some varieites have fragrant flowers
Underground structures: Taproot
Suitable Locations: Street Tree
Xeriscapic
Houseplant
Uses: Shade Tree
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Resistances: Humidity tolerant
Drought tolerant
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem
Division
Containers: Needs excellent drainage in pots

Leaves, Dracaena marginata 'Colorama'

Indoor Plants for Better Indoor Air QualityIndoor Plants for Better Indoor Air Quality
By Horseshoe on October 17, 2012

Grow fresh air in your house! One of the best air purifiers is the Peace Lily (Spathiphyllum). Listed as one of the “Top air filtering" plants rated on a research study by NASA, the Peace Lily offers greenery, beautiful white flowers, and the ability to remove toxins from the air. Moist soil and moderate sunlight keeps it happy.

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This variety is naturally very small, tall, and thin. by indoorplants Feb 8, 2015 5:41 PM 7
I've been watering this one lightly about once per week, and it's been happy. by indoorplants Feb 1, 2015 5:10 PM 4
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