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Cordyline ‘Red Sensation’

Botanical name: Cordyline australis
Family: Agavaceae
Plant type: Evergreen perennial.
Size (HxW): 2.5-4m x 1-2m
Depth and spacing: Plant where the roots and the crown meet, with roots spread evenly below soil surface.
Watering: Water occasionally if rainfall is low, but generally drought tolerant.
Frost tolerance: Hardy
Flowering time: Summer
Planting time: Anytime
Soil: Generally not fussy, but will thrive in rich, well-drained soils.
Climate: Cool to Tropical.
Aspect: Full sun to part shade.
Fertilizer: Apply a liquid fertilizer monthly if showing signs of stress.
After flowering care: Cut off spent flowers and dying leaves. Suckers that appear can be transplanted in spring.
Comments: Can be grown in a large tub as well in the garden.

Last Reviewed: 10/27/2004 2:47:49 PM
Keywords: Cordyline ‘Red Sensation’, plant care, garden care, garden tip, plant guide, garden guide, perennial, flower bulb, spring bulb

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