Cordyline australis  – Black Knight

Deep purple strappy leaves make for a dramatic accent plant. It’s tough and hardy despite its good looks. Striking against silver leafed foliage or as an eyecatching mass planting.

Cordylines are surprisingly hardy and worth a go in most protected areas Surprisingly tolerant of dry conditions but growth is restricted under these conditions. waterwise and low maintenance once established

Cordyline Black Knight is a stunning evergreen, palm like tree forming a single truck. Featuring attractive long purplish-black leaves. Foliage has an upright habit with year round display of colourful foliage. Ideal for adding a mediterranean or tropical feel in the garden. Perfect for patio containers and landscaping.

Uses: feature plant, perfect for an accent or coastal garden.
As a contrasting plant or massed together for a splash of colour.


Dimensions: Height: 2 metres |  Width: 1 meters -1.22metres

Flowering: They have cream flowers throughout summer that sit above its foliage

Aspect: Full sun to part shade
Soil type: Will grow in most well-drained soils
Planting rates:

Maintenance: Remove dead foliage and cut back in spring if plants become tall.
Cutting all foliage off is fine as the plant will regrow from the stem.

Available sizes:
Availability: contact Bluedale Wholesale  Nursery for current availability list or to discuss our pre-grow commercial plant service.