"Red Star Spike" cordyline benefits from regular application of a balanced, dry fertilizer once every month from late spring until late summer. Apply 4 tablespoons of fertilizer for every 10 square...
For best results grow Cordyline 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 grow Cordyline'Red Star'
If you’re looking for a fairly easy to care for, colorful, and interesting evergreen plant to add to your indoor or outdoor garden, consider cordyline. Once established, these tropical plants are relatively easy to care for and do not require a lot of maintenance.
By Carmen S. Jones A cordyline Red Star spike is a tropical evergreen plant. A perennial in U.S. Department of Agriculture Hardiness zones 9 to 11, the Red Star has reddish-burgundy spiky leaves that never fade. It can grow 8 to 10 feet tall and 5 feet wide, and blooms fragrant, white flowers in early summer.
Cordyline australis 'Red Star' (Cabbage palm 'Red Star') will reach a height of 1.5m and a spread of 1.5m after 10-20 years. Suggested uses. Architectural, Coastal, Drought Tolerant, Low Maintenance, Sub-Tropical, Containers, Roof terrace. Cultivation. Plant in moist, free-draining soil in full sun or light shade, in a sheltered position. Soil type
The dark red, almost burgundy, sword-like leaves of Red Star dracaena (Cordyline australis ‘Red Star’) add an unusual flair when growing in a display. Surround it with blooms that peak from spring to fall in an outdoor bed or grow it as a focal point in the garden. Likewise, this plant makes a great addition in the home.
Cordyline australis 'Red Star' Sku #1742 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.
Learn how to grow cordyline in your garden with the RHS expert guide on choosing, planting, feeding, pruning and propagating plants.
Cordyline typically has leathery leaves shaped like a spear or lance with a variety of coloring including green, red, yellow, white, purple, and purplish-red. Caring for these plants indoors is simple and straightforward, but they must be kept warm and they need a lot of light. Some species in this group have fragrant flowers followed by berries.
Vast spikes of scented flowers in late summer can fill a garden with perfume - resultant seed laden trusses help birds through winter. Cordyline australis ?Red Star? is a brightly coloured cultivar with rich blood red foliage sporting bright red midribs. It is smaller growing than the species and less hardy.