New Zealand Flax
Phormium tenax is a stunning, hardy,evergreen clumping plant with medium sized green strap-like leaves. In spring it produces long, dark, upright floral spikes that are tall, open and branched and covered with small, red tubular shaped flowers. Phormium's are perfectly suited to coastal gardens and low maintenance gardens and container growing. Great for beds and borders, as an informal screen, and the foilage and flower spikes can be used for cut flower arrangements. For best results plant in a full sun position or part shade in moist well drained soil. Be careful not to over water as too much soil moisture can cause root or crown rot. Trim to remove spent foilage and flower spikes. Phormium tenax will grow to a height of 3m and a width of 1.5m.Phormium tenax is a stunning hardy evergreen clumping plant with medium sized green strap-like leaves. In spring it produces long dark upright floral spikes that are tall open and branched and covered with small red tubular shaped flowers. Phormium's are perfectly suited to coastal gardens and low maintenance gardens...
|Common Name||New Zealand Flax|
|Plant Type||Evergreen / Perennial / Shrub / Strappy Leaf|
|In highlights list||Yes|
|Dimensions||300cm high x 150cm wide|
|Sunlight||Full Sun / Part Sun|
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