Superstar Cordyline

Cordyline obtecta 'Albatross' PP #23,715

SKU
44004
Dark purple-red leaves add dramatic color to the garden. The wide, glossy, strap-like foliage softly arches downwards and offers a tropical look to dry gardens. An outstanding choice for the landscape or containers. A frost-tender evergreen; treat as an annual in cold winter regions or overwinter indoors.
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9-10: Perennial, Outdoor
Grow as Annual, Indoors in all zones

Good to Grow:

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Full sun, Partial sun

Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.

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Botanical Pronunciationkor-di-LI-ne ob-TEK-tuh
Average Size at MaturityReaches 2 to 3 ft. tall and wide.
Bloom TimeSummer
Deciduous/ EvergreenEvergreen
Flower ColorWhite
Foliage ColorBurgundy
Garden StyleContemporary, Tropical
Growth RateModerate
Landscape UseBorder, Container, Houseplant, Poolside, Specimen, Coastal Exposure
Light NeedsFull sun, Partial sun
Patent ActAsexual reproduction of plants protected by the Plant Patent Act is prohibited during the life of the patent.
Special FeatureDramatic Foliage Color, Easy Care, Year-round Interest
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsWater regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.
Companion PlantsBush Daisy (Euryops); False Heather (Cuphea); Verbena (Verbena); Lantana (Lantana); Canna (Canna)

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: ALL

Your USDA Cold Hardiness Zone:

Grow As Annual, Houseplant in All Zones

Grow As Perennial, Outdoors in Zones: 9-10