Red Star Dracaena Palm

Cordyline australis 'Red Star'

SKU
01742
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.
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Botanical Pronunciationkor-di-ly-nee aw-STRAL-iss
Average Size at MaturityModerate growing; reaches 8 to 10 ft. tall, 5 ft. wide.
Bloom TimeEarly Summer
Design IdeasRed 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.
Deciduous/ EvergreenEvergreen
Flower AttributeFragrant, Showy Flowers
Flower ColorWhite
Foliage ColorBurgundy
Garden StyleContemporary, Mediterranean, Tropical
Growth HabitErect
Growth RateModerate
Landscape UseBorder, Container, Houseplant, Poolside, Specimen, Coastal Exposure
Light NeedsFull sun, Partial sun
Soil NeedsAll-Purpose Plant Food
Special FeatureDramatic Foliage Color, Easy Care, Gift Plant, Waterwise, Year-round Interest
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsWater regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.
Key FeatureDramatic Color and Texture

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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This Plant's Growing Zones: 9 - 11

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