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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 presented on this page is based on research we have conducted about this plant in our library and from reliable online sources. We also consider observations of it growing in our nursery crops, as well as in the nursery's garden and those in other gardens we visit. We will incorporate comments that we receive from others and welcome getting feedback from anyone who may have additional information, particularly if they include cultural information that would aid others in growing Cordyline 'Abmuz'.
 
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