Sensation Cordyline

Cordyline fruticosa 'Sensation'

Long, green and deep pink leaves offer a lush and tropical look. Great focal point in landscape or large containers. Try planting with contrasting foliage plants or bright flowering annuals. Perennial in frost-free climates; treat as an annual elsewhere.
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10-11: Outdoor
Grow Indoors in all zones

Good to Grow...indoors:


Full sun, Partial sun

Water regularly to maintain wet or evenly moist soil - weekly or more.


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Botanical Pronunciationkor-di-LI-ne froo-tih-KOH-suh
Average Size at MaturityReaches 3 to 6 ft. tall and wide, larger in temperate climates.
Bloom TimePrized for Foliage
Deciduous/ EvergreenEvergreen
Flower AttributeShowy Flowers
Foliage ColorMulticolored
Garden StyleAsian/Zen, Contemporary, Tropical
Growth RateModerate
Landscape UseBorder, Container, Houseplant, Mass Planting, Poolside, Specimen, Coastal Exposure
Light NeedsFull sun, Partial sun
Soil NeedsAll-Purpose Plant Food
Special FeatureDramatic Foliage Color, Easy Care, Gift Plant, Year-round Interest
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsWater regularly to maintain wet or evenly moist soil - weekly or more.

Easily grown in average, evenly moist, well-drained soil. Provide some protection from harsh heat and sun exposure in very hot summer regions. Feed spring and summer.

This Plant's Growing Zones: ALL

Your USDA Cold Hardiness Zone:

Grow Indoors in All Zones