Scientific name: Dracaena marginata
Description: Usually a straight, bare stem topped with a cluster of about 30 arching leaves 2 feet long and 1/2 inch wide, colored deep green with thin purple margins. Can attain a height of 10 feet.
Light: Bright light, but not direct sunlight
Temperature: Warm room temperatures
Methods of propagation: Tip or stem cuttings or basal shoots in spring or late summer
Comment: Can be sensitive to salty water. Leaf tips and margins can burn or become yellow if excessive levels of salts are present.