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PHORMIUM 'Back in Black'

Commonly known as New Zealand flax

Compact, dwarf habit and very dark foliage
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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
  • Evergreen - narrow, linear, upright and arching leaves
  • Brown or black
  • Height - to 75cm (30in)
  • Spread - to 75cm (30in)
  • Dwarf shrub - Typically only grows to a maximum of one or two feet in height but there will be some exceptions. - vigorous, clump-forming perennial
  • 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)
  • Full sun
  • Additional Features - Good to know - - all-year-round colour and flower spikes in summer
  • Pests & Diseases - mealybugs
  • Place of origin - UK. 2005. Neil Alcock, Seiont Nurseries, N. Wales. Rogue seedling.
  • Resistant to honey fungus - These plants have little or few problems with honey fungus.
  • Garden Location/Conditions - Coastal / windswept - - ideal for a coastal garden
  • Patio / pot plants
  • Hardiness - Frost hardy (down to -5) -
  • Leaf Colour (if not green) - Black -
  • Seasonal Interest - Autumn -
  • Spring
  • Summer
  • Winter
  • Soil Conditions - Fertile moist well-drained soil -
  • Wildlife - Rabbit Resistant -
to 75cm (30in)
Dwarf Shrub - guide for size not form Watering Can
  to 75cm (30in)
 

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