Cordyline australis ‘Torbay Dazzler’
Also known as the Torbay palm, this versatile, palm-like evergreen tree lends a tropical feel to landscapes. Bright, multi-colored, narrow, sword-like leaves will bring containers alive, with its vibrant ribbons of green and creamy gold, and reddish highlights near the center. Produces fragrant, white flowers in the summer.
Type: USDA Zone 9-11 (Outdoors), All zones (Indoors)
Light: Full Sun
Water: Water weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.
Size: Slow growing; reaches 15′-18′ tall and 8′ wide, though it can be kept smaller in containers.