Definition of Dracenas

1. dracena [n] - See also: dracena



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Dracenas

drabbling
drabby
drabcloth
drabette
drabettes
drabler
drablers
drably
drabness
drabnesses
drabs
drac
dracaena
dracaenas
dracena
dracenas (current term)
drachenfutter
drachm
drachma
drachmae
drachmai
drachmas
drachms
dracin
draco
dracology
dracone
dracones
draconian
draconic

Literary usage of Dracenas

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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. ..."

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