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Cordyline 'Electric Pink' - Electric Pink Cordyline

Cordyline 'Electric Pink' - Electric Pink Cordyline (Cordyline 'Electric Pink' - Electric Pink Cordyline)

A young very pink variety of cordyline growing at Quail B. G.
Photo taken Dec. 1, 2009.

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Lovely colour :o)

4 Dec, 2009


Beautiful colour!

4 Dec, 2009


Gorgeous colour Andy.......

4 Dec, 2009


Thanks for all the comments!

I bet it looks good with the Christmas lights

5 Dec, 2009


I got one of these this summer hoping its going to get through winter....

6 Dec, 2009



I've read some of the red and pink varieties are less
hardy than the species...however, I'm not sure how
true it is would never get cold enough to
damage these plants here.

7 Dec, 2009


I had a pink one 2 years ago which has been outside and survived quite well although it is now slowly turning muddy brown as i believe all the colored ones do, or so im told ...

8 Dec, 2009



I've never seen that happen here...there's several
varieties here and they just grow shorter -- usually
between 10 - 25 feet/ 3 - 7.6 meters tall. However,
the leaves always stay the same color.

10 Dec, 2009


The pink variegated forms are a fantastic colour, but if they do have the habit of loosing their colour in our climate, puts me off getting one

12 Dec, 2009



That's very strange that it would change colors in
your climate...not unless it was frost-damaged.
I don't get frost in my garden so I'm not sure if
that would be the cause.

12 Dec, 2009


Delonix - I suppose it could be frost, or possibly the summers here are not hot enough, i think I need to look into it a bit more because I really do like many of the new variegated cultivars that are appearing in garden centers lately.

12 Dec, 2009



Yes, it's quite possibly the combination of frost
and cooler summers. You may have to experiment.

13 Dec, 2009


My phormium is that colour! I always thought Cordylines were plum or green.

Oh I do see there is one called Pink passion!! got me wondering now!! Im sure mine had Phormium on the label when O.H. bought it for me! Or are they the same plant? what is the difference does anyone know?

18 Dec, 2009



Yes, Phormium is available in almost every color variety imaginable here in San Diego.

Cordyline australis comes in many colors also. There several tropical species of Cordyline which grow here also...they're available in many color variations...too numerous to mention.

18 Dec, 2009


I have one- or three- that have reached over 6' in height,and just started suckering/branching low. If starved for water the leaves will turn a little tannish. Same for the oldest.
Overall..they take less then average water to thrive. And 28f didn't do a thing to them. They start to look a little like hardy Ti plants.

5 Oct, 2014


I've seen many large Cordyline stricta there in the Bay Area. They can reach more than 12' tall with many dozens of stems.

7 Oct, 2014


This isn't a stricta cultivar. Its a hybrid of Cordyline banksia and C.australis is what I think the parentage is...give or take the spelling. It looks very tender and water needy..and is neither. Just does better with normal watering.

7 Oct, 2014


Yes, I know this posted one wasn't a stricta species. I was just stating I've seen a lot of C. stricta in the Bay Area. :)

9 Oct, 2014

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