Definition of Dracenas
1. dracena [n] - See also: dracena
Click the following link to bring up a new window with an automated collection of images related to the term: Dracenas Images
Lexicographical Neighbors of Dracenas
dracenas (current term)
Literary usage of Dracenas
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Standard Cyclopedia of Horticulture: A Discussion for the Amateur, and ...by Liberty Hyde Bailey by Liberty Hyde Bailey (1917)
"The coloration here, as in dracenas and caladiums, is intensified by strong light and nourishing food. The more of the modified chlorophyl there is produced ..."
2. Practical Floriculture: A Guide to the Successful Cultivation of Florists by Peter Henderson (1911)
"... Crotons, dracenas, Ferns, Palms and Salvias, will do well in a temperature of fifty degrees at night, with ten to fifteen degrees higher in the day-time ..."
3. Four Seasons in the Garden by Eben Eugene Rexford (1907)
"Some of the dracenas are easily grown in the living-room. ... To grow dracenas well, give them a light, spongy soil, well drained, and never over-watered. ..."
4. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General by Thomas Spencer Baynes (1888)
"In addition to several species of palms, beautiful ferns, dracenas, crotons, and other elegant foliage plants abound. Pines are found on some of the western ..."
5. Cyclopedia of American Horticulture: Comprising Suggestions for Cultivation by Liberty Hyde Bailey, Wilhelm Miller (1900)
"... of plants to adorn the home, and the demand is for an expensive class of plants, —palms, dracenas, araucarias and ferns being among those mostly used. ..."