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Cordyline 'Abmuz' - Abmuz Cordyline
   

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Habit and Cultural Information
Category: Grass-like
Family: Dracaenaceae (~Agaveaceae)
Origin: New Zealand (Australasia)
Evergreen: Yes
Red/Purple Foliage: Yes
Flower Color: Cream
Bloomtime: Summer
Fragrant Flowers: Yes
Parentage: (C. 'Zumba' reversion)
Height: 4-6 feet
Width: 2-3 feet
Exposure: Sun or Shade
Irrigation (H2O Info): Medium Water Needs
Winter Hardiness: 15-20 F
Cordyline 'Abmuz' (Red Cordyline) - A nice Cordyline with multiple upright stems holding glossy dark reddish bronze leaves. With time a main trunk up to 5 feet tall can form and in summer appear small cream flowers in a branching inflorescence. Plant in full sun (along coast) to shade in a well-drained soil and water regularly to occasionally. Hardy to 20 F. Suckers from the base so larger stems can be cut back to maintain a lower growing plant reminiscent to a New Zealand Flax (Phormium sp.). Cordyline 'Abmuz' is our name for reversions out of tissue cultured plants of the showy Cordyline 'Zumba' that has the same base color foliage, but with bright pink margins for more information on this parent plant, see our listing at Cordyline 'Zumba' . This cultivar name is simply the parent plants name spelled backwards.  The information on this page is based on our research that has been conducted in our nursery library and from online sources as well as from observations made of this plant as it grows in the nursery, in the nursery's garden, and in other gardens where it has been observed. We also incorporate comments received from others and always appreciate getting feedback of any kind from those who have additional information, particularly if this information is contrary to what we have written or includes additional cultural tips that might aid others in growing  Cordyline 'Abmuz'.
 
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