Syn. Asparagus draco
Common name: Dragon tree, Draagon's blood tree
Native to: Canary Islands
Dracaena are evergreen trees, the few branches bearing linear to lance-shaped leaves often crowded towards the tips; on mature plants, small greenish-white flowers may be followed by orange or red berries.
D. draco has attractive hefty limbs and stiff but flexible leaves.
D. fragrans is an erect, sparsely branched evergreen shrub to 4m, the arching sword-shaped leaves with a central greenish-yellow stripe; seldom flowers.
Native / exotic: Exotic
Aspect: Full sun to partial shade
Flowers: Seldom flowers; pink white tubes in large clumps
Foliage: Evergreen, arching sword-shaped leaves
Growth habit: Bushy, sparsely branched
Hardiness: Hardy but not drought resistant
Height: Up to 4 metres
Spread: Up to 1.5 metres
Soil requirements: Prefers moist well-drained soils.
Uses: Patio and container plants and accent plants in tropical borders.