Southern Splendor Cordyline

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Colorful Impact Southern Splendor Cordyline

  • Narrow Leaves Highlighted With Coral-Pink Margins
  • Dark Gray-Green Centers Feature Fine Pink Stripes
  • Erect Sword-Like Leaves
  • Incredible "Thriller" in Garden Containers
  • Mass For a Modern Edging
  • May Develop White Blooms in Summer
  • Keep as an Indoor Houseplant
  • Grow as an Annual in All Zones
  • Subtropical Evergreen in Zones 9 - 11
  • Full Sun or Partial Shade
  • Deer Rarely Damage This Cultivar

Elevate the look of your garden this season with the energetic, spiky foliage of Southern Splendor Cordyline (Cordyline australis 'Southern Splendor' PP# 19102). Plant them in containers, or as a bold edging along the length of planting beds.

With wide, bright pink leaf margins and center stripes highlighting every sword-shaped leaf, Southern Splendor keeps your interest. The effect is especially amplified against the leaves dark, gray-green background.

And no one can ignore the bold shape of this subtropical evergreen plant. Put it's dynamic upright foliage to work creating a lush entertainment area.

Contrast their narrow blade-like leaves with the broad leaves of Canna. Spice things up even further with a Colocasia Elephant Ear from our collection!

Southern Splendor Cordyline is hardy in Zones 9 - 11. There, it will grow into a multi-branched evergreen tree with white flower spikes in summer time.

Everywhere else, keep it as a Houseplant for indoor/outdoor growing culture. Or simply consider it an Annual to bring a vivacious style for a single season.

Grow Southern Splendor Cordyline in full sun or partial shade. Ensure it has well-drained soil and keep it evenly hydrated with a consistent schedule of watering.

Trim back any damaged leaves through the season to keep things looking their best. You'll be proud of this excellent accent in any landscape!

Place your order for Southern Splendor Cordyline to use as a focal point today! Please hurry, people adore the unique character of these colorful "Thrillers".

Buying Options for Plants

Nature Hills sells a large variety of plants with several options available. Plants are offered in both potted containers and as dormant bare root without soil. Here is a helpful resource to understand your options as you create a beautiful landscape with help from Nature Hills.

Ever wonder what a larger plant will mean for your landscape? Container Sizes are really all about the age of the plant!

Seasonally, Nature Hills offers hand selected, high quality bare root trees, shrubs and perennials. Bare root plants are sold by height from the top of the root system to the top of the plant. Plants may be taller than the height minimums.

  • Popular sizes of select trees are 1 foot, 2 feet, 3 feet, etc.
  • Popular sizes of select bare root plants is 1 foot, 18 inches, etc.

Nature Hills Container Size by Volume

Keep in mind, specific varieties and different growing conditions can affect the rate at which plants grow. Variations in size may occur.

Young Plants to 18 Months
Size Volume
2"x2"x3" Ranges from .18 to .21 dry quarts / .198 to .23 dry liters in volume
4.5" Container Equal to .65 dry quart / .72 dry liter in volume
Sprinter Pot Equal to .63 dry quart / .69 dry liter in volume
4" Container Ranges from .31 to .87 / .35 to .96 dry liter in volume
6" Container Equal to 1.4 dry quarts / 1.59 dry liters in volume
1 Quart Equal to 1 dry quart / 1.1 dry liter in volume
5.5" Container Equal to 1.89 of a dry quart / 2.08 dry liters in volume
4"x4"x5" Ranges from .8 to 1.1 dry quarts / .88 to 1.2 dry liters in volume
4"x4"x6" Ranges from 1.0 to 1.3 dry quarts / 1.1 to 1.41 dry liters in volume
4"x4"x9" Ranges from 1.1 to 2.1 dry quarts / 1.2 to 2.3 dry liters in volume
4"x4"x10" Ranges from 1.7 to 2.3 dry quart / 1.87 to 2.53 dry liters in volume
Plants 18 Months - 2.5 Years Old
Size Volume
2 Quart Equal to 2 dry quarts / 2.2 dry liters in volume
#1 Container Ranges from 2.26 to 3.73 dry quarts / 2.49 to 4.11 dry liters in volume
5"x5"x12" Equal to 3.5 to 4.3 dry quarts / 3.85 to 4.74 dry liters in volume
Plants 2 - 4 Years Old
Size Volume
#2 Container Ranges from 1.19 to 1.76 dry gallons / 5.24 to 7.75 dry liters in volume
#3 Container Ranges from 2.32 to 2.76 dry gallons / 10.22 to 12.16 dry liters in volume
Plants 3 - 5 Years Old
Size Volume
#5 Container Ranges from 2.92 to 4.62 dry gallons / 12.86 to 20.35 dry liters in volume
#6 Container Ranges from 5.25 to 6.01 dry gallons / 23.12 to 26.42 dry liters in volume
#7 Container Ranges from 5.98 to 6.08 dry gallons / 26.34 to 26.78 dry liters in volume

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At Nature Hills we handle, package and ship the products you order with the utmost care to ensure healthy delivery. Shipping and handling charges are calculated based on the tables below. Please note that some items include an additional handling surcharge, these will be noted on the item's product page.

From To S&H
0 - 19.99 19.99
20 - 49.99 21.99
50 - 69.99 24.99
70 - 99.99 29.99
100 - 129.99 34.99
130 - 149.99 41.99
150 - 150+ Approx 27%

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Southern Splendor Cordyline Is Suited to Grow in Zones 9-11, Annual in Zones 3 - 8
Growing Zones 9-11, Annual in Zones 3 - 8
More Information
Botanical Name Cordyline australis 'Southern Splendor'
Type Evergreen
Mature Height 3 - 6 feet
Mature Spread 24 inches
Sun Exposure Full Sun, Partial Shade
Soil Well Drained
Moisture Medium
Growth Rate Medium
Flower Color White
Foliage Color Pink, Green
Pollinator Friendly Yes
Fragrant Yes