Also known as the Ti plant, there are many Beautiful Cordyline Varieties that you can grow indoors to celebrate this attractive tropical plant’s colors.
With leathery, lance-shaped leaves, the Ti plant (cordyline) adds a dimension to any space and brings a riot of colors. You can easily grow this plant either indoors or outdoors in a semi-shade location.
Have a look at the amazing variegated versions of popular houseplants here
Cordyline Types & Varieties
1. Hawaiian Boy
Botanical Name: Cordyline fruticosa ‘Hawaiian Boy’
This gorgeous variety showcases dark purple to red foliage, which adds beauty to any room with its eye-catching shape and form.
Botanical Name: Cordyline fruticosa ‘Florida Red’
‘Florida Red’ has strap-like, dark purple or red leaves variegated with a red-pink hue.
3. Candy Cane
Botanical Name: Cordyline fruticosa ‘Candy Cane’
This colorful variety features green foliage adorned in contrasting cream streaks and pink margins. It does best in dappled light.
4. Black Magic
Botanical Name: Cordyline fruticosa ‘Black Magic’
There is a certain charm of a black foliage plant, and the variety ‘Black Magic’ with its purple-black foliage truly justifies that.
5. Morning Sunshine
Botanical Name: Cordyline fruticosa ‘Morning Sunshine’
This wonderful Cordyline variety features light green leaves splashed in cream, purple, and pink hues.
6. Red Sister
Botanical Name: Cordyline ‘Red Sister’
As the name suggests, this classic variety offers dark purple-pink-green leaves variegated with eye-catching hot-pink stripes.
7. Pink Passion
Botanical Name: Cordyline ‘Pink Passion’
Like its name, the plant has brilliant pink-purple, sword-like arching leaves embellished with bold pink edges.
8. Red Star
Botanical Name: Cordyline australis ‘Red Star’
The palm and sword-like dark burgundy foliage of this cordyline variety makes for an excellent indoor addition. When mature, the plant also produces fragrant white flower spikes.
9. Bolero Tricolor
Botanical Name: Cordyline fruticosa ‘Bolero Tricolor’
It offers a wider leaf as compared to other cordyline varieties. The green foliage is adorned with pink edges with hints of cream.
10. Red Fountain
Botanical Name: Cordyline ‘Red Fountain’
This trunkless specimen offers strap-like deep red foliage. The plant looks great in containers and does well in full sun or partial shade.
11. Red Sensation
Botanical Name: Cordyline australis ‘Red Sensation’
This wonderful cordyline shows off sword-like, narrow burgundy-red foliage that looks amazing in window boxes and planters.
Botanical Name: Cordyline fruticosa ‘Waihee Rainbow’
This vibrant plant is called rainbow because it offers multiple shades of colors in its foliage! It’ll be a great addition to your houseplant collection.
13. Caruba Black
Botanical Name: Cordyline fruticosa ‘Caruba Black’
The glossy, dark purple foliage of the plant almost looks black from a distance. It’s a great contrasting specimen that will go well with other houseplants.
14. Miss Andrea
Botanical Name: Cordyline fruticosa ‘Miss Andrea’
It has a wonderful blend of cream and pastel green on slightly ruffled leaves. The streaks on the foliage make it simply stand out!