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PHORMIUM tenax 'Purpureum'

Commonly known as New Zealand flax

Long bronzy-purple leaves
Further Reading....
  • Evergreen
  • Height
    2m (6½ft)
  • Spread
    1.5m (5ft)
  • Tall Shrub
    Clump-forming perennial.
  • 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

PHORMIUM tenax 'Purpureum'

 
Available late spring to early summer 2022 - Spring according to the Met Office is defined as March 1st - May 31st. Therefore late spring is mid-April onwards. This is not a guaranteed date but an estimate and subject to availability.
£16.50 each 
MULTIBUY SAVING

Any 3+ for 14.00 each
Delivery Information Available late spring to early summer 2022
  • Additional Features
    Architectural interest
    Good to know
    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
  • Hardiness
    Fully hardy
  • Leaf Colour (if not green)
    Purple
  • 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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2m (6½ft)
Tall Shrub - guide for size not form Average Person
  1.5m (5ft)
 

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