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Easy-to-grow plant that adds a bold splash of color to the landscape. The plant acquires a palmlike appearance as it matures with lush, colorful leaves at the top of bare stems. Excellent in mixed plantings or as an individual specimen in containers or beds.

Companion Plants


Purple Fountain Grass

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Plant Details

  • Common name


  • Botanical name

    Cordyline australis

  • Variety


  • Zone

    USDA Zone 8 (10°F) to USDA Zone 10 (30°F).

  • Light

    Part sun

  • Height

    3-6.5' (1-2 m)

  • Habit


  • Feed

    Use all-purpose

  • Water

    Weekly during dry spells

  • Bloom Time

    No Bloom

  • Maintenance

    Keep weed-free

This plant also belongs to the following collections:

  • Juana K.'s collection