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Cordyline banksii Electric Flash

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Wantirna
B11, Indoor, D6
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Wantirna
B11, Indoor, D6
Size: 14cm
Available: 10
$/Unit (EX GST): $12.55 ex GST
$/Unit (INC GST): $13.80 inc GST
Botanical Name: Common Names:
Cordyline banksii Electric Flash Cabbage Tree, Cabbage Palm, Design Edge, SPRICORFLASH,

Native: Foliage Type:
No Evergreen

Plant Type: Plant Habit:
Grasses, Strappy & Tufting, Trees Dense, Tufting, Upright

Description:
Cordyline Electric Flash is a compact, clump forming Cordyline that doesn’t develop a bare single stemmed trunk. Instead it develops side shoots that together with its slightly arching leaves provides a denser foliage plant. This Cordyline banksii generates multiple shoots to form a clump of cream and chocolate striped leaves. Compared to Cordyline australis varieties which can grow in excess of 3 m tall, Electric Flash only grows to 1.2m in height. Commercial and residential gardens will benefit from Electric Flash’s strong architectural presence and incredible cream and chocolate striped foliage. Up close, it's chocolate and cream stripes are easily recognized and will provide the visual appeal desired around patios, terraces and building entrances.

Mature Height: Mature Width:
1-2m 60cm-1m

Position: Soil Type:
Full Sun Any, Well Drained

Landscape Use(s)
Balcony / Roof, Borders / Shrubbery, Coastal Garden, Courtyard, Feature, Foliage Feature / Colour, Formal Garden, Mass Planting, Rockery, Container / Pot

Pests & Diseases: Generally trouble free

Cultural Notes: Once well established after planting, Electric Flash is extremely heat tolerant withstanding temperatures in excess of 40 degrees Celsius. It is cold hardy to 5 degrees Celsius. Below 0 degrees Celsius the foliage will die back with regrowth from the stem base dependant on the amount of protection provided to the roots, and the age of the plant. Apply a controlled release fertiliser when planting. Keep adequately watered if in pots. Source: © 2014 Sprint Horticulture Pty Ltd

Plant Care
Annual slow release fertiliser, Keep moist during dry periods, Mulch well

Family Name: Origin:
Agavaceae Australia

Characteristics
Foliage Colour: Brown, Cream
Flower Colour: Cream
Flower Fragrant: No
Flowering Season: Spring
Fruit: Yes

Requirements Tolerances
Growth Rate: Fast
Maintenance Level: Low
Water Usage: Low
Drought: Medium / Moderate
Frost: High
Wind: Medium / Moderate
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