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Bauer's Cordyline

Cordyline 'Baueri'

Pronunciation: kor-di-LI-ne
SKU #03172
9-11

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OVERVIEW
Description A slender trunk topped by a striking, five-foot-wide crown holding clusters of rich, burgundy-red, sword-like leaves. Heat and drought tolerant when established in the landscape. A superb specimen plant for the landscape or patio containers. Evergreen in frost-free climates; treat as a summer annual or houseplant in cold winter regions.
Light Full sun, Partial sun
Watering Water when soil surface is dry.
Blooms Occasionally in early summer.
Mature Size Forms slender 5 ft. trunk topped with 3 to 5 ft. wide crown of foliage.
DETAILS
Deciduous/Evergreen Evergreen
Special Features Dramatic Foliage Color, Easy Care, Waterwise
Growth Rate Moderate
Growth Habit Upright
STYLE
Landscape Use Container, Houseplant, Poolside
Design Ideas With its bronze-tinted foliage, this Dracaena looks dramatic set against very light-colored surfaces such as stucco or even concrete. It is a suitable alternative to palms in narrow spaces between buildings or tucked into corners. Usually planted as a specimen or small grove under night lighting or poolside.
Flower Color White
Foliage Color Burgundy
Companion Plants Bush Daisy (Euryops); False Heather (Cuphea); Lantana (Lantana); Verbena (Verbena); Canna (Canna)
CARE
Care Thrives in average to enriched, well-drained soils. Water regularly during first growing season to develop an extensive root system. Once established in landscape reduce frequency; water container plants when soil surface becomes dry. Apply a controlled release fertilizer in spring. Prune spent foliage as new leaves emerge.

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We have been pioneers and craftsmen in the art of growing plants for nearly 100 years. Since our founding in Southern California by Harry E. Rosedale, Sr. in 1926, we have been absolutely dedicated and obsessed with quality.