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Help me ID 3 Dracaena's please

Posted by Marcel_NL none (My Page) on
Sat, Feb 22, 14 at 8:27

Hello,

I just found 3 very cheap Dracaena's (I think) in a supermarket, but I am having some trouble ID'ing them, maybe you can help.

First one I think is a D. Marginata (is it Bicolor?)


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Second one

D. Fragrans ?? (Green Stripe ??)


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Third one

D. Reflexa ? (Song of Jamaica? or India?)


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Yes, #1 looks like D. marginata tricolor.
#2 looks like D. sanderiana of some type.
#3, looks like 'Lemon surprise.'

Good lookin' plants.

EA has all 3 of these. Did they come from there?


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Thank you purpleinopp!

Re. #3 Lemon surpise? Interesting, I thought because mine doesn't have the thin white stripes it more resembled D. reflexa (at least in my book of houseplants it did:). But I wasn't sure.

They didn't come from EA, but from a German supermarket ('Real'). I live in the Netherlands less than a mile from the german border.

Thanks for the help!


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Number 3 is definitely lemon lime


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Is it possible that #3 is also some cultivar of D. sanderiana? Maybe it's just me, but #2 and #3 look almost identical (the slimness of the leaves and their length, not to mention the growth habit of the leaves) aside from color.

Planto


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Actually planto might be on to something


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Thanks all!
Yes #2 and #3 look almost identical aside from color. It's very difficult for me to compare pictures of D. sanderiana with D. Lemon lime in a browser. Especially since many seem to be mislabeled. At least I know my initial assumption with #3 (D. reflexa) was wrong.


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Here's another picture of all three side by side...


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Looking from the side, I'm not sure about #3, which is on the left in this last pic? It doesn't look like one of the 'lemons' with the angle of the leaves and spacing of them on the trunk.


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Yes #3 is on the left. #2 and #3 (left and center) are very very similar except for the colors (which show better in the individual pics). I am leaning towards your original suggestion Lemon surprise or Lucky bamboo from the google images comparison.


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1 is marginata
2 is warneckii
3 is warneckii lemon lime. Leaf color is not right for reflexa.

This post was edited by terpguy on Sun, Mar 9, 14 at 22:22


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