PHORMIUM 'Black Velvet'

Commonly known as New Zealand flax

The darkest of all the 'black' phormiums. Arching foliage has a beautiful silvery underside
Further Reading....
  • Evergreen
  • Height
    90cm (36in)
  • Spread
    90cm (36in)
  • Herbaceous
    Early in the year, typically January till end of March, herbaceous plants might be supplied in 9cm pots to ensure timely despatch.
  • 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
  • Partial shade
    Tolerates partial shade but less colourful

PHORMIUM 'Black Velvet'

 
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  • Additional Features
    Good to know
    Syn. P. tenax 'Seivel'. All-year-round colour and flower spikes in summer
    Pests & Diseases
    Mealybugs
    Place of origin
    Garden origin
    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
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90cm (36in)
Herbaceous - guide for size not form Watering Can
  90cm (36in)
 

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