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Phormium tenax var. Rubrum

Rubrum New Zealand Flax

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Plant Facts

Scientific Name Phormium tenax var. Rubrum
Principal Common Name Rubrum New Zealand Flax
Common Name(s)
Synonym
Description Evergreen, upright strap-like foliage forming a vase shaped clump. Reddish purple - green foliage provides a bold and tropical garden accent.
General Comments
Origin
Nativity
Height Range 4 - 6 FT
Spread Range 3 - 4 FT
Flower Showy
Warning
Sunset Zones
USDA Zones 7a : 7b : 8a : 8b : 9a : 9b : 10a : 10b
Leaf Color
Leaf Texture
Form Shrub
Flower Color Red
Flower Time
Months
Ease of Growing
Light Preferences Sun (minimum 8 hours direct sun)
Soil Preferences Well-drained
Watering Preferences Medium
Outstanding Features

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