‘White Aspen’ From Costa Farms Named Best New Plant at TPIE

Dracaena 'White Aspen' (Costa Farms)

Dracaena ‘White Aspen’ (Costa Farms)

Dracaena ‘White Aspen’ from Costa Farms was named best new plant at the Tropical Plant Industry Exhibition (TPIE) in Fort Lauderdale, FL, last month.

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‘White Aspen’ is a new variety of corn plant (Dracaena) that sports green leaves boldly edged in creamy white.

“Its eye-catching leaves are ideal for brightening boring corners in the home or office,” says Mike Rimland, Plant Hunter at Costa Farms. “‘White Aspen’ is a really cool makeover of a tried-and-true favorite houseplant.”

An easy-care, long-lived indoor plant, the plant thrives in medium to bright, indirect light. This makes it ideal for adding texture and a touch of life to a wide variety of indoor settings.

Slow-growing, ‘White Aspen’ can eventually reach 5 feet tall or more. It grows well in both natural and artificial light.

“The striking white variegation stands out in a room, especially when paired with other plants. Its white variegation is especially trendy on social media,” Rimland says.

Dracaena ‘White Aspen’ is expected to begin shipping to retailers across the U.S. and Canada starting in fall 2020.