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PHORMIUM 'Sundowner'

Commonly known as New Zealand flax




  • Good to know - mealybugs.
  • Place of Origin - garden origin. Mr. B. Porteous, Brown's Bay, New Zealand.
  • Height - 1.5m (5ft)
  • Spread - 1.5m (5ft)
  • Evergreen
  • Medium shrub - Typically grow to around 4-6 feet in height - clump-forming perennial. produces tubular, yellow-green flowers to 4cm (1½in) long in upright panicles 2m (6ft) long.
  • Half hardy - unheated greenhouse / mild winter - Hardy in coastal and relatively mild parts of the UK except in severe winters and a risk from sudden (early) frosts. May be hardy elsewhere with wall shelter or good micro-climate. Likely to be damaged or killed in cold winters. Plant can withstand temperatures down to -5°C (23°F)
  • Fertile moist well-drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Partial shade
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1.5m (5ft)
Medium Shrub - guide for size not form Watering Can
  1.5m (5ft)
 

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