• Overview
    Light Needs:
    Full sun
    Watering Needs:
    Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.
    Average Landscape Size:
    Moderate growing; reaches 2 to 3 ft. tall, 4 to 6 ft. wide.
    Key Feature:
    Dramatic Foliage Color
    Blooms:
    Winter and Spring
    Landscape Uses:
  • Detail
    Botanical Pronunciation:koh-lee-oh-NEE-muh pul-KEL-um
    Plant type:Shrub
    Deciduous/evergreen:Evergreen
    Growth habit:Spreading
    Growth rate:Moderate
    Average landscape size:Moderate growing; reaches 2 to 3 ft. tall, 4 to 6 ft. wide.
    Foliage color:Yellow
    Blooms:Winter and Spring
    Flower color:Pink
    Companion PlantsYucca (Yucca); Sedum (Sedum); Aloe (Aloe); Agave (Agave); Red Yucca (Hesperaloe)
  • Care
    Care Information
    Thrives in well-drained, light, sandy soils, away from harsh winds. Follow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish an extensive root system. Apply a general purpose fertilizer before new growth begins in spring. For a formal appearance, prune annually after flowering.
    Light Needs:
    Light needs: Full Sun
    Full sun
    Watering Needs:
    Water needs: Moderate
    Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.
  • History & Lore
    History:
    Introduced in the U.S. in the late 1980/s, this selection was first discovered in a garden in Western Australia.