Red Star Dracaena Palm
Cordyline australis 'Red Star'
Full sun, Partial sun
Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.
|Botanical Pronunciation||kor-di-ly-nee aw-STRAL-iss|
|Average Size at Maturity||Moderate growing; reaches 8 to 10 ft. tall, 5 ft. wide.|
|Bloom Time||Early Summer|
|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 Attribute||Fragrant, Showy Flowers|
|Garden Style||Contemporary, Mediterranean, Tropical|
|Landscape Use||Border, Container, Houseplant, Poolside, Specimen, Coastal Exposure|
|Light Needs||Full sun, Partial sun|
|Soil Needs||All-Purpose Plant Food|
|Special Feature||Dramatic Foliage Color, Easy Care, Gift Plant, Waterwise, Year-round Interest|
|Watering Needs||Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.|
|Key Feature||Dramatic 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.
This Plant's Growing Zones: 9 - 11