Add another lovely Dracaena houseplant to your ‘buy’ list, have we got a cool one for you. Check out the large Dracaena Gold Edge (Bush), our NYC / NJ customers are raving about its intriguing leaf colors that really make you look twice. When you first glance at them, the leaves look like a rich, green canvas that someone spilled liquid gold on. Their leaves are long, thick, and sprawl out at odd angles, paired with the unique colors, make the Gold Edge (Bush) a fun, whimsical houseplant to bring home.
Large Dracaena Gold Edge Benefits
Besides the fact that you’ll be taking home a uniquely colored houseplant that makes a great decorative piece, the Gold Edge comes with a few other benefits as well. During the photosynthesis process, the Dracaena can also release a good deal of moisture into the air. This makes it ideal for placing next to other houseplants that need humid climates to thrive. Moist air also helps relieve certain respiratory problems like a temporary dry cough and sore throat that sometimes result from excessive dry environments.
So Many Dracaena, So Little Time
Did you know Dracaena have a ton of different species in their family? With over 100 variations, you have to try and collect some of them. I mean, you just gotta. Pafe Plants can definitely help you out with that, we’ve got quite a few Dracaena under our sleeves. Some of our customer favorites include the Janet Lind, Tarzan Branch, and Reflexa, to name a few. But we have even more here at our shop than that! Come check em’ all out before they get scooped up.
The Dracaena Gold Edge is so named because of the vivid foliage coloration. The leaves themselves are a rich, forest green, with lime green, cream, and bright yellow flecks that look like gold dust scattered around the leaf face. This beauty really is a head-turner that stands out. Make sure to pair her with other bright plants to really spice up any room in a big way.
A Plant of Many Names
The Gold Dust is a part of the Asparagaceae family, with the Genus name Dracaena. Dracaena comes from the Greek word, Drakaina, which means ‘female dragon’. Which makes sense when you consider the plant and its loud appearance . It’s full botanical name is Dracaena surculosa. Common nicknames for this freckled stunner include Dracaena Gold Dust, Japanese Bamboo, Florida Beauty, and Spotted Leaf. Can you guess why?