PHORMIUM 'Back in Black'

Commonly known as New Zealand flax

Compact, dwarf habit and very dark foliage
Further Reading....
  • Evergreen
    Narrow, upright and arching leaves
  • Brown or black
  • Height
    75cm (30in)
  • Spread
    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
  • Hardy - average winter
    Hardy through most of the UK apart from inland valleys, at altitude and central/northerly locations. May suffer foliage damage and stem dieback in harsh winters in cold gardens. Plant can withstand temperatures down to -10°C (14°F)
  • Full sun

PHORMIUM 'Back in Black'

 
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  • 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
    Australian / New Zealand
    Coastal / windswept
    Ideal for a coastal garden
    Patio / pot plants
    Suitable for small gardens
  • Hardiness
    Fully hardy
  • Leaf Colour (if not green)
    Black
  • Leaf margin
    Entire
    (see photos above)
  • Leaf shape
    Linear
    (see photos above)
  • Seasonal Interest
    Autumn
    Spring
    Summer
    Winter
  • Soil Conditions
    Fertile moist well-drained soil
  • Wildlife
    Rabbit Resistant
75cm (30in)
Dwarf Shrub - guide for size not form Watering Can
  75cm (30in)
 

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