Also known as the Ti plant, there are many Beautiful Cordyline Varieties that you can grow indoors and outdoors to celebrate this tropical plant’s colors.
With leathery, lance-shaped leaves, the Beautiful Cordyline Varieties add a dimension to any space and brings a riot of colors. You can easily grow this plant indoors or outdoors in a semi-shade location.
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Beautiful Cordyline 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.
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2. Florida Red
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 in black foliage plants, 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.
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8. Red Star
Botanical Name: Cordyline australis ‘Red Star’
The palm and sword-like dark burgundy foliage of this variety make 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!
Botanical Name: Cordyline fruticosa ‘Maria’
Maria is an incredibly colorful variety that stands out in any room where you will put it. For the best colors, make sure it gets plenty of bright and indirect light.
Botanical Name: Cordyline fruticosa ‘Kiwi’
The unique color combination of green and yellow, along with the pink-red hue on the edges of the foliage, makes it one of the most vivid Ti plants on the list!
Botanical Name: Cordyline fruticosa ‘Harlequin’
Harlequin is a handsome cultivar with a muted show of colors. The foliage has a matt finish, which makes it a tad bit different from the glossy ones.
18. Chocolate Queen
Botanical Name: Cordyline terminalis ‘Chocolate Queen’
The reason why this plant has ‘chocolate’ in its name is due to the fact that it has a delicious blend of chocolaty hue with green and yellow on the leaves.
19. Black Knight
Botanical Name: Cordyline australis ‘Black Knight’
Living true to its name, the black knight is the darkest Ti plant with a mix of purple and black. It can grow quite tall given the right conditions.