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Q.Included in a bouquet of flowers was what looks like variegated bamboo about 18 inch stem. I planted this in a pot couple of years

Zone Cardiff | Anonymous added on June 25, 2020 | Answered

ago as a houseplant. As well as two others. It occurs to me that maybe I can plant this in the garden. Can I ? or will it be too tender? The photos show 3 plants I have as houseplants which I believe to be bamboo. All from bouquets.

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GKH_Susan
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Answered on June 26, 2020

This is actually Dracaena. They will not be tolerant of cool temperatures and will only survive tropical USDA zones of 9 and above. This collection of articles will help you to care for these plants: https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/category/houseplants/dracaena

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