Dracaena deremensis 'Janet Craig Compacta': Shiny dark green leaves 8 inches long and 2 inches wide resemble the top of a pineapple. The species reaches 6 feet or taller; the dwarf form D. d. 'Janet Craig Compacta' grows to only 20 inches.
Thomas J. Story
Prized for its sculptural form, this plant's erect stems eventually reach 12 feet tall. Spiky leaves, up to 2 feet long and ½ inch wide, are glossy green with purplish red margins; rainbow dracaena ( D. m. 'Tricolor') has a gold stripe.