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Cordyline 'Red Star'

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Hardy Shrub

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Introduce low maintenance Cordyline ‘Red Star’ into your planting schemes and enjoy effortless year-round colour and structure. This resilient evergreen shrub makes a fantastic focal point throughout the year, eventually growing tall, woody stems topped with deep red palm-like leaves. The deep red colouring remains consistent throughout the year, providing an exotic feel to the garden whatever the season. A popular choice in seaside gardens, Cordyline does best in milder parts of the UK and copes well with coastal conditions as well as exposed sites. Its narrow footing means you can easily grow it in borders and underplant it with flowers or other foliage plants. It also makes a fine feature in smaller planting spaces, such as front gardens and courtyards. Height: 3m (10’). Spread: 2m (7’).

Plant height and spread is seasonal therefore we list by pot size rather than a defined plant size. The height and spread of the plant delivered will vary depending on the season, meaning arrival images are an indication only.

Height Up to 300cm (118in)
Spread Up to 200cm (78in)

Hardy Shrub

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1 x 13cm Potted Plant (KC5008)
1 x 17cm Potted Plant (KC5010)
1 x 2 litre potted cordyline plant (KC7052)

Grow Cordylines on fertile, well drained soil. Choose a sheltered position in full sun. Cordylines are particularly well suited to mild coastal locations but do enjoy a fertile soil, so it is well worth incorporating some well rotted manure into the soil when planting.
Feed and water regularly until fully established. Once established, Cordylines need little attention, but will require some winter protection should temperatures dip below-5C (23F). In cold areas it may be preferable to grow Cordylines in large patio containers that can be moved undercover during the coldest months.

Seeds and garden supplies will normally be delivered within the time period stated against each product as detailed above. Plants, bulbs, corms, tubers, shrubs, trees, potatoes, etc. are delivered at the appropriate time for planting or potting on. Delivery times will be stated on the product page above, or in your order acknowledgement page and email.

Orders for packets of seed incur a delivery charge of £2.99.

Orders which include any other products will incur a delivery charge of £5.99.

Where an order includes both packets of seeds and other products, a maximum delivery charge of £6.99 will apply - regardless of the number of items ordered.

Large items may incur a higher delivery charge - this will be displayed in your shopping basket.

Please see our Delivery page for further details, and more information on different charges that may apply to certain destinations.

For more information on how we send your plants please visit our Helpful Guide on plant sizes.

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