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Ctenanthe lubbersiana 'Tropical Dragon'/Tropical Dragon Ctenanthe

Ctenanthe lubbersiana 'Tropical Dragon' / Ctenanthe lubbersiana 'Tropical Dragon'
Attractive green and white variegated foliage
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Attractive green and white variegated foliage

Close-up of the variegation pattern in the foliage

Variegation can be striking and attention getting

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Scientific Name: Ctenanthe lubbersiana 'Tropical Dragon'
Common Name: Tropical Dragon Ctenanthe
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Hardiness Zone: 11, 12 Determine Your Zone
Height: 2- 5 feet
Spread: 2 -3 feet
Light Exposure: Part Sun, Filtered Shade
Drainage: Well drained, Moist
Rate of Growth: Moderate
Water Requirement: Medium
Maintenance Level: Low
Susceptible to insects
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Comments: The white variegation, in non-repeating patterns, add interest to the large, tropical leaves. Makes a good indoor plant where the large tropical foliage can be experienced up close. Can also be grown in containers. Cannot tolerate freezing temperatures.