Festival™ Lime Cordyline
Festival™ Lime cordyline combines the rugged easy-care attributes of its cordyline cousins with an unusual mix of shiny color, compact bushy form, short stems and cascading grass-like leaves. In late Spring and Summer, Festival™ Lime cordyline also features small, star-shaped blush pink flowers.
This easy care plant grows quickly, forming large clumps of stunning foliage. It’s ideal when planted out on banks, borders or municipal plantings. These low-maintenance plants will perform and provide a stunning show.
Key Features of Festival Lime
- Glossy cascading lime green foliage adds interesting architecture to the garden
- Great feature plant
- Low maintenance and easy care
- Compact, no stems, grows from base to 3 feet in height
- For gardens and landscapes plus larger patio pots
- Grows well in most soil types
Landscaping, Commercial or Home garden
Clump forming dwarf habit.
Small, blush pink star-shaped flowers that have a jasmine-like fragrance appear in late spring and early summer.
Late Spring & Summer.
Grows to 3 feet tall, but cascading habit reduces overall height.
Spreading foliage to 3 feet wide, with a basal clump of 18 inches.
Plant 24 inches apart.
Will survive moderate frost and is hardy in zones 8 – 11. Tolerates dry heat and can be overwintered indoors as a well-behaved houseplant.
Glossy lime green, long strappy leaves.
Remove old leaves as required.
From light frost to 90°F
Full sun or partial shade.
Tolerates a range of soils, though will perform best in a well drained soil containing organic matter.
Low to moderate water requirement once established. Water thoroughly when planting during hot weather and continue until established.
Add controlled release fertilizer in Spring.
No major disease susceptibility.
No major pest susceptibility.
Protect from severe frosts, however can take temperatures down to 10 deg F where it will burn off all the foliage, but so long as the soil is not continually frozen, will come back with new foliage in the spring.
Cordyline australis x Cordyline pumilio x Cordyline banksii hybrid.