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Cordyline australis 'Coral' (Cordyline)

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Plant description

cordyline australis coral

Cordyline australis 'Coral' is a colourful perennial plant with pink and burgundy leaves. This is a better cordyline for sunny spots, as the leaves are less likely to burn than other coloured cordylines. It also withstands cold better. A good plant for gardens as well as containers.

Plant in full sun to part shade. Does well in sandy to moderately heavy soils. Can take light frost and periods of dryness. The top can be cut off, and the plant will resprout, so it can be kept lower growing.

Additional plant information

Flowers

Flower colour: not specified
Flowering season: not specified

Plant size

Maximum height: 2 metres
Minimum height: 1 metres

Maximum width: 1 metres
Minimum width: 0.8 metres

Sunlight, frost & salt tolerance

This plant will tolerate full or partial sunlight.
Medium frost tolerance.
Plant is salt tolerant.

Fauna attracting?

Not specified.

Climate

This plant species will grow in the following climates: cool, temperate, subtropical, tropical.

Soil types & conditions

Loam: dry, moist, well-drained.

Clay: well-drained.

Sand: moist, well-drained.

Pests

Scale, mealybugs

Miscellaneous information

Planting season: Any.

Types of fertiliser: Good general purpose fertiliser.

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