Plants by mail order since 1984, over 4100 plants online today!

Menu

My Burncoose

Search

0

Basket

6th January 2021. In line with the current government lockdown rules, Burncoose Nurseries is closed to visitors. However at present we are able to offer click and collect to local customers. This will be weekdays only, not weekends. Mail order is continuing as normal. However please allow extra time for the couriers to deliver, once despatched from us. Sorry to say that some depots are experiencing high volumes of traffic, also staff shortages.

PHORMIUM tenax

Commonly known as New Zealand flax

Green tall growing
Further Reading....

Available late spring to early summer 2021 - These plants will be available again sometime in late spring/early summer depending on growing conditions.
£16.00 each
MULTIBUY SAVING

Any 3+ for 14.00 each

Delivery Information Available late spring to early summer 2021
plant size comparison icon 2 to 3 Litre
  • 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 -
  • Spring
  • Summer
  • Winter
  • Soil Conditions - Fertile moist well-drained soil -
  • Wildlife - Rabbit Resistant -
Jan
Feb
Mar
Apr
May
Jun
Jul
Aug
Sep
Oct
Nov
Dec
3m (10ft)
Tall Shrub - guide for size not form Average Person
  2m (6½ft)
 

Buy Varieties of PHORMIUM tenax

PHORMIUM tenax 'Purpureum'  AWARD

PHORMIUM tenax 'Purpureum'  >


Commonly known as: New Zealand flax.
Long bronzy-purple leaves
Multibuy Any 3+ for 14.00 each
£16.00 each
Gift Wrapping available on this plant

Useful extras...

Share this page

Twitter Facebook Digg
Visit the Caerhays Castle website
Order the 2021 Burncoose Catalogue
Payment methods accepted
watch us on you tube
Visit Burncoose House - Holiday Accommodation
Burncoose Nurseries: Gwennap, Redruth, Cornwall TR16 6BJ
Telephone: +44 (0) 1209 860316 Fax: +44 (0) 1209 860011 Email: info@burncoose.co.uk
© Burncoose Nurseries 1997 - 2021      Website by Forgecom
All plant pictures are copyright © Burncoose Nurseries unless otherwise stated.
No rights are given to download any of our pictures and use them (for personal or professional use) without our consent.