Dracena marginata 'Colorama'
The Colorama Dracaena (Dracaena fragrans 'Colorama') is a stunning and vibrant houseplant known for its eye-catching foliage. Its leaves are long, lance-shaped, and elegantly arching, typically reaching heights of several feet. What sets the Colorama Dracaena apart is its striking variegated foliage. The leaves showcase a rich combination of colors, including shades of green, cream, pink, and red. The central portion of each leaf is predominantly green, while the margins and stripes feature various hues of cream, pink, and red, creating a captivating contrast and a truly dazzling display. This dynamic and visually arresting color palette makes the Colorama Dracaena a standout choice for adding both beauty and a pop of color to any indoor space.
Ed's Plant Profile
- Scientific Name: Dracena marginata 'Colorama'
- Common Name: Colorama plant, Colorama Dracena
- Family: Asparagaceae
- Native Range: Mozambique, Madagascar, Mauritius, and other nearby islands of the Indian Ocean.
Ed's Care Guide
- Light: Prefers bright, indirect light
- Water: Let about half of the top soil dry out before watering
- Humidity: High
- Temperature: Avoid cold drafts and temps below 60F
- Pruning: Prune as needed to remove brown or dead leaves and control growth.
- Feeding: Fertilize with a diluted basic houseplant food in spring and summer
- Propagation: Root division, Stem Cuttings
- Growth: Slow growing, upright
- Pests: Resilient to pests
- Toxicity: Toxic to humans and pets