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PHORMIUM tenax

Commonly known as New Zealand flax

Green tall growing
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£16.00 each
MULTIBUY SAVING

Any 3+ for 14.00 each

  • Evergreen - fibrous, grey-green leaves.
  • Height - 3m (10ft)
  • Spread - 2m (6½ft)
  • Tall Shrub - clump-forming perennial. Produces candelabras of upright, curved, waxy, red-brown flowers followed by upright black seed heads.
  • Hardy - cold winter - Hardy in most places throughout the UK even in severe winters. May not withstand open/exposed sites or central/northern locations. Plant can withstand temperatures down to -15°C (5°F)
  • Full sun
  • Partial shade
  • Additional Features - Architectural interest -
  • Good to know - all-year-round colour and flower spikes in summer
  • Pests & Diseases - mealybugs.
  • Place of origin - New Zealand. Introduced into UK by Joseph Banks in 1789.
  • Resistant to honey fungus - These plants have little or few problems with honey fungus.
  • Hardiness - Fully hardy -
  • Seasonal Interest - Autumn -
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  • Soil Conditions - Fertile moist well-drained soil -
  • Wildlife - Rabbit Resistant -
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3m (10ft)
Tall Shrub - guide for size not form Average Person
  2m (6½ft)
 

Buy Varieties of PHORMIUM tenax

PHORMIUM tenax 'Purpureum'  AWARD

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Commonly known as: New Zealand flax.
Long bronzy-purple leaves
Multibuy Any 3+ for 14.00 each
£16.00 each

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