I love bold colors and the “Ti Plant” is one of my favorites plants for that particular reason. This plant is also known as the Hawaiian good-luck-plant. In frost-free regions, it's grown as a landscape shrub where it adds tons of color to yards and gardens all year long.
In spite of the fact that it suffers from bacterial, fungi and physical problems, I have never experienced any of these conditions within the past 13 years. I have it planted outdoors in my year-round warmer climate location. In the north or in cold areas; however, you must bring it indoors as soon as the temperature begins to drop. Overall, this is an amazingly beautiful plant that will enhance any area where you decide to plant it.
Perennial in warmer climates only: Yes
Hardiness: As a landscape shrub outdoors, it's hardy in Zones 10-11. Bring indoors in the fall in colder areas
Deer Resistant: No, but they may eat the tops; however, Ti is not their first choice.
Full Sun: Yes, somewhat, keep reading.
Partial Sun: Yes, somewhat, keep reading.
Shade: Give it some shade from the hot afternoon sun .
Bloom Color: Pale Pink, White/Near White
Bloom Time: Blooms all year in warmer climates.
Plant Color: Green, Pink, Purple, Red, Variegated, White.
Size: 10’ to 12 ‘
Water Needs: Keep the soil moist, but not wet for extended periods.
Good Companion Plants: In container gardens, it pairs wonderfully with impatiens, sweet potato vine, purple hearts, and other favorites.
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