Pair of Cordyline australis Red Star
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Pair of Cordyline australis 'Red Star'

Perfect for creating a Mediterranean feel at home.
  • Be the envy of your gardening friends and grow a gorgeous Cordyline for instant Mediterranean impact.
  • Picture yourself lazing in your summer garden, surrounded by stunning foliage and sweetly scented blooms.
  • A compact, evergreen plant, with glorious bronze-red leaves and sweetly fragranced, ivory-white flowers in summer.
  • Easy to grow, Cordylines are an ideal specimen for growing in pots on patios and balconies and make the most of even the smallest of spaces.
  • A unique look all year-round and colour in your garden when all else begins to fade.
  • Be the envy of your gardening friends and grow a gorgeous Cordyline for instant Mediterranean impact.
  • Picture yourself lazing in your summer garden, surrounded by stunning foliage and sweetly scented blooms.
  • A compact, evergreen plant, with glorious bronze-red leaves and sweetly fragranced, ivory-white flowers in summer.
  • Easy to grow, Cordylines are an ideal specimen for growing in pots on patios and balconies and make the most of even the smallest of spaces.
  • A unique look all year-round and colour in your garden when all else begins to fade.

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Be the envy of your gardening friends and grow a gorgeous Cordyline for instant Mediterranean impact.

With arching deep red sword-shaped 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.

A native of New Zealand, Cordyline 'Red Star' is a compact, evergreen foliage plant, with glorious arching, bronze-red leaves and, on mature plants, branches of sweetly fragranced, ivory-white flowers in summer.

An ideal specimen for growing in pots on patios and balconies, why not experiment and make a real tropical paradise by growing them alongside other tropical plants such as cannas, and broad-leaved Zantedeschias.

Over time, your cordyline will grow and branch into a small, evergreen tree resembling a palm - hence cordyline's other name of cabbage palm - creating a unique look all year-round and for many years, adding colour to your garden when all else begins to fade.

Easy to grow, cordylines need little maintenance and pruning is limited to removing any dead leaves in the spring. Able to withstand a -7C winter, we do however suggest frost protection with fleeces or wrapping or bringing it into a garage or porch during the coldest months.

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.

Supplied as a pair of established plants 70cm tall including 13cm pot ready to plant out or pot on.

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Item 680183 supplied as:
Supplied as a pair of 13cm potted plants, approx. 70cm tall from the base of the pot to tip of the plant, ready to plant out or repot.

Plant Care Information

Perfect In Pots
Perfect In Pots
Plant In Sunshine
Plant In Sunshine
Winter Hardy
Winter Hardy
Easy To Grow
Easy To Grow
Wildlife Friendly
Wildlife Friendly

Top Tips

Plant into a decorative container for best effect.

Care Information

  • 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.

Planting/Flowering Calendar

Best Time To Plant
When Your Plant Will Flower
When Your Plant Will Fruit
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Fully Grown Plant Dimensions (approx)

Plant Dimensions
120 cm
50 cm
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