Phormium tenax - New Zealand Flax
Phormium tenax - New Zealand Flax

Phormium tenax - New Zealand Flax

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Phormium tenax - Also know as New Zealand Flax or Flax Lily. 

• Evergreen shrub with green leaves and red flowers in Summer, Autumn. The sword like leaves makes a dramatic addition as an architectural specimen plant in a border or container. In hot summers it may send up a spike of tubular, red flowers followed by seed heads. A wonderful addition to any garden.

Tidy away any dead or damaged leaves in late spring and apply a mulch of well rotted organic matter to stimulate new growth.

• Height & spread (approx.) at 10 years: 1.5m x 1.2m

• Position: likes sun

• Soil pH: all soil types

• Moisture: drought resistant; likes dry soil, well drained soil, moisture retentive soil 

• Hardiness - Frost Hardy in most areas of the UK