Cordyline Australis Red Star
Cabbage palm,Cordyline australis is a stunning foliage plant, bearing spiky, variegated leaves with bold cream stripes and margins. A native of New Zealand, it makes an excellent container plant for patios and elsewhere.
Cordyline australis‘Red Star’ is a compact plant, with evergreen long, thin, arching, bronze-red leaves. It’s ideal for growing in pots and is well suited to growing in sunny border alongside other tropical plants such as cannas, or on the patio. Mature plants produce branches of sweet-smelling, ivory-white flowers in summer, which are extremely attractive to bees. Its autumn berries are loved by starlings.
For best results growCordyline australis ‘Red Star’ in a sunny, well-drained spot away from cold winter winds. Alternatively grow in a large container which you can move indoors in autumn.
How to growCordyline ‘Red Star’
IsCordyline ‘Red Star’ poisonous?
Cordyline‘Red Star’ has no toxic effects reported.
The 1LTR Cordyline (12-14cm diameter pot) is 30-40cm tall (including the height of the pot).
The 6LTR Cordyline (22-25cm diameter pot) is 60-80cm tall (including the height of the pot).