Red Star Cordyline
Cordyline australis 'Red Star'
|Description||Burgundy-red, sword-like leaves offer 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. Fragrant white flowers top the stems in early summer. 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.|
|Mature Size||Moderate growing; reaches 8 to 10 ft. tall, 5 ft. wide.|
|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.|
|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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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.