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Little Red Star Cordyline

Cordyline australis 'FILIRESTA' PP #32,713

Pronunciation: kor-di-ly-nee aw-STRAL-iss
SKU #44005

Good to Grow...indoors:

Description The attractive burgundy-red, sword-like leaves of the classic Red Star variety on a more compact form. Offers great color and texture as a focal point in the landscape or in large containers surrounded by bright flowered perennials and silver foliage. Develops a trunk with age. A frost-tender evergreen; treat as an annual in cold winter regions or overwinter indoors.
Light Full sun, Partial sun
Watering Water when soil surface is dry.
Blooms Early Summer
Mature Size Reaches 24 in. tall, 20 in. wide.
Deciduous/Evergreen Evergreen
Special Features Dramatic Foliage Color, Easy Care, Waterwise
Growth Rate Moderate
Patent Act Asexual reproduction of plants protected by the Plant Patent Act is prohibited during the life of the patent.
Landscape Use Border, Container, Houseplant, Poolside
Design Ideas Red Star Cordyline works well in a modern or tropical landscape, or in a decorative patio container planted alone or with complementary perennials. The architectural structure of the plant lends itself to a minimalist landscape. Plant linear with decorative rock or a small textured groundcover.
Flower Color White
Foliage Color Burgundy
Companion Plants Lavender (Lavandula); False Heather (Cuphea); Lantana (Lantana); Verbena (Verbena); Canna (Canna)
Care Thrives in deep, fertile, well-drained soils; shelter from harsh winds. Water deeply, regularly in first growing season to develop root system. Once established in landscape water regularly during growing season; reduce frequency in cooler winter months. Water container plants when soil surface becomes dry. Move indoors before the threat of frost.

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