Cordyline australis Red Star Cordyline australis Red Star Cordyline australis Red Star Cordyline australis Red Star
Cordyline australis Red Star
Cordyline australis Red Star
Cordyline australis Red Star
Cordyline australis Red Star

Cordyline australis 'Red Star'

Create an immediate Mediterranean feel at home.
Perfect In Pots
Plant In Shade
Plant In Sunshine
Winter Hardy
Easy To Grow
  • Grow a gorgeous Cordyline for instant impact.
  • A compact, evergreen palm-like plant, with glorious bronze-red leaves that remain all year round. 
  • Sweetly fragranced, ivory-white flowers in summer.
  • Easy to grow, Cordylines are an ideal specimen for growing in pots on patios and balconies in full sun or partial shade.
  • Create a striking focal point in protected borders or patios all year-round. Cordyline 'Red Star' delivers colour in your garden when all else begins to fade.
  • Supplied as an established plant in a 13cm pot approx. 55cm tall, ready to plant. Grows to a height of 6m.
13cm Pot - Item: 680182
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Product Description

With arching deep red sword leaves the Cordyline ‘Red Star’ is a splendid plant for the patio, contrasting beautifully with the more familiar greens of other plants and bringing a tropical feel to the garden.

Plant in a pot and grow outside through the summer before moving to a protected space such as a greenhouse or conservatory for the winter.

As plants mature they become more frost hardy so can be left outside in all but the coldest weather and will withstand all but severe frost. 

When mature expect to see lovely spikes of white, exquisitely scented blooms in late summer.

Supplied as an established plant in a 13cm pot, ready to plant out. Grows to a height of approx. 6m.

What Is Supplied

Item 680182 supplied as:
Supplied as an established plant in an 13cm pot, approx 22cm tall.

Plant Information

Top Tips

Plant into a decorative container for best effect.

Care Guide

  • Water plants freely during the growing season, and sparingly in winter.
  • Feed monthly with a balanced, liquid fertiliser from spring to late summer.
  • Top-dress or pot up in spring. Although frost hardy, young Cordyline plants, and also coloured varieties are more prone to cold damage.
  • This can be prevented by tying up the foliage to reduce wind damage and prevent water collecting around growing points and causing rotting.
  • In areas prone to severe winters, wrap the trunk with layers of fleece and place a 15cm (6in) layer of mulch, such as bark, over the root area.
  • Move container grown plants to a frost-free location, such as a greenhouse, during periods of cold or wet weather - temporary shelter in a shed or garage will do.
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Plant Dimensions
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Cordyline australis 'Red Star'
Cordyline australis 'Red Star'
13cm Pot
Item: 680182
Only £12.99
Currently Unavailable