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Red Sensation Cordyline

Cordyline australis 'Red Sensation'

Pronunciation: kor-di-ly-nee aw-STRAL-iss
SKU #04499
9-11

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OVERVIEW
Description Deep red-burgundy sword-like leaves make this an outstanding choice as a focal point in the landscape or large containers surrounded by bright flowered perennials and silver foliage. Fragrant white flowers top the stems in early summer. Evergreen where hardy; treat as an annual elsewhere.
Light Full sun, Partial sun
Watering Water when soil surface is dry.
Blooms Early Summer
Mature Size Moderate growing; reaches 3 to 6 ft. tall, 2 to 3 ft. wide.
DETAILS
Deciduous/Evergreen Evergreen
Special Features Dramatic Foliage Color, Easy Care, Waterwise
Growth Rate Moderate
Flower Attributes Fragrant, Showy Flowers
STYLE
Landscape Use Border, Container, Houseplant, Poolside
Flower Color White
Foliage Color Burgundy
Companion Plants Lavender (Lavandula); False Heather (Cuphea); Lantana (Lantana); Verbena (Verbena); Canna (Canna)
CARE
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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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.