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Dracaena sanderiana/Ribbon Dracaena, Lucky Bamboo

Dracaena sanderiana / Dracaena sanderiana
Green and cream-colored variegated foliage
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Green and cream-colored variegated foliage

Lucky bamboo growing on a porch

Another view of a lucky bamboo plant

This dracaena is a wonderful plant for the indoors

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Scientific Name: Dracaena sanderiana
Common Name: Ribbon Dracaena, Lucky Bamboo
Plant Type: Evergreen
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Hardiness Zone: 10, 11 Determine Your Zone
Height: 5-8 feet
Spread: 1-2 feet
Light Exposure: Part Sun, Filtered Shade, Morning sun
Drainage: Well drained, Moist
Rate of Growth: Moderate
Water Requirement: Medium
Maintenance Level: Low
Susceptible to insects
and diseases:
Landscape Categories: Tropical, Exotic, and Indoor Plants
Variegated Plants
Comments: This is an excellent tropical that has to be reserved for indoor spaces in most areas of the country. Spider mites and aphids can be a problem on this indoor plant. Widely grown as "Lucky Bamboo" with its roots in water. Lives for sometime this way, but it will die if it is not eventally planted in soil.