With its strappy burgundy foliage with a bright raspberry edge, it is ideal to plant either in a pot or as a dramatic color highlight with other plants in gardens and landscapes. Grows in full morning sun and is also a great shade plant.
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 Raspberry
- Stunning glossy variegated raspberry and burgundy-pink foliage
- Great feature plant
- Low maintenance and easy care
- Compact, no stems, grows from base
- For gardens and landscapes plus larger patio pots
- Grows well in most soil types
- Can be overwintered indoors as a well-behaved house plant
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.
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. Can be overwintered indoors as a house plant, tolerating dry heat without any difficulty.
Glossy variegated burgundy and raspberry pink, 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.
Cordyline australis x Cordyline pumilio x Cordyline banksii hybrid.