Red Star Dracaena

Plant Sizing Guide

The Red Star Dracaena, scientifically known as Cordyline australis 'Red Star,' is a striking ornamental plant appreciated for its vibrant and distinctive foliage. This evergreen shrub features long, arching, sword-like leaves that emerge in a rich burgundy-red color, forming a dense rosette. As the plant matures, the leaves retain their deep red hue, creating an eye-catching and dramatic focal point in gardens or containers. The Red Star Dracaena is relatively low-maintenance and adapts well to various soil types, thriving in well-draining conditions. It prefers full sun to partial shade and is known for its tolerance to drought once established. With its bold color and graceful form, the Red Star Dracaena is a popular choice for those seeking an attractive and hardy ornamental plant for landscaping or container gardening.

Botanical Name  

Cordyline australis 'Red Star'

Also Known As  

Cabbage Tree | Cabbage Palm | Ti Kouka | 红星朱蕉 | 朱蕉


Plant Type  
Native From  
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Light Needs  
Watering Needs  
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Australia, New Zealand
9 - 11
Partial - Full Sun
3' Tall and 3' Wide


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