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Name: Lin
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plantladylin
Sep 23, 2017 7:25 PM CST
Corn Plant (Dracaena fragrans 'Surprise') and I believe it's a cultivar of Dracaena fragrans: https://plantinfo.umn.edu/node...
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zuzu
Sep 23, 2017 7:57 PM CST

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Thank you.

Corn Plant (Dracaena fragrans 'Surprise')
Name: Tiffany purpleinopp
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purpleinopp
Feb 6, 2018 3:59 PM CST
Is this different from 'Lemon Surprise?' CF sells plants they call 'Lemon Lime' and 'Lemon Surprise,' and describes 'Lemon Surprise':
Lemon Surprise has dark green, chartreuse, and white leaves, but unlike Lemon Lime, the leaves have a slight twist or curl, giving this houseplant a little extra interest."

http://www.costafarms.com/plan...

When I tried to find patents for these names a few years ago, I hit a dead-end, so CF, who is one of the primary entities attaching these alleged cultivar names seems like a valid resource for the purpose of this discussion.
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Name: Evan
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eclayne
Feb 6, 2018 4:19 PM CST

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I updated the entry for Corn Plant (Dracaena fragrans 'Lemon Surprise') with patent number. The patent notes it as a sport of 'Surprise' with similar leaf variegation and less compact habit.
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Name: Tiffany purpleinopp
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purpleinopp
Feb 7, 2018 9:14 AM CST
Thank you. :)
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