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By Brianna Wray
The Times 

Gardener's Grove: Lucky bamboo

 

January 14, 2021

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Dracaena sanderiana or Lucky bamboo woven into a vase shape.

PLANTAE KINGDOM-Our garden beds have been tucked in with dry leaves to overwinter in a frosty slumber. Next season's plantings are but a dream.

In the interim, let us look around the indoor landscape and learn about one of the most commonly found houseplants: the lucky bamboo or Dracaena sanderiana.

Its stalks rise like an art deco skyscraper, bright green and vertically inclined. At the top, a lucky bamboo is leafy and can be coiled.

Dracaena sanderiana is a species of flowering plant in the family Asparagaceae. It is named after the German–English gardener Henry Frederick Conrad Sand...



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