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Variegated Phormium Plant. Extra Large New Zealand Flax 125/150cm. 15 Litre.

Variegated Phormium Plant. Extra Large New Zealand Flax 125/150cm. 15 Litre.

£59.95
Large Variegated Phormium Plants. 150/175cm tall excluding pot.
Large Variegated Phormium Plants. 150/175cm tall excluding pot. Large Variegated Phormium Plants. 150/175cm tall excluding pot.
22 In stock
Quick Overview

Large established bushy plants in 15 litre pots. Highly versatile plants perfect for pots or beds in most soil types, even sandy. 

Plant Size (cm)
Plant Size (cm)
121cm - 140cm
Pot Size - Litre
Pot Size - Litre
15 Litre
Anticipated Height
Anticipated Height
3m
Toleration
Toleration
Hardy
Growth Speed
Growth Speed
Quick
Evergreen?
Evergreen?
Yes
22 In stock
Qty

Variegated Phormium Tenax New Zealand Flax Large 15 Litre Pot 125/150cm: Originally from New Zealand, they are versatile evergreen plants that tolerate a range of conditions will cope without problem by the seaside where other plants have failed. They look at home in a variety of different planting schemes, and will even sit happily in large pots. In recent years they have become increasingly popular in the UK this is mainly due to the fact that they grow quick, are easy to maintain and there is a large choice of varieties and colours. It makes a stunning centrepiece in a container, or an architectural specimen plant in the border either surrounded by coloured gravel or soil. In summer, especially in the warmer parts of the UK a spike of tubular, red flowers will shoot up from the centre, followed by study seed-heads. Variegated is one of the larger quicker growing Phormiums. The leaves are strongly striped, green centres with cream margins it makes a bright and colourful focal point, that keeps its colour even during the harshest winters. Phormium can be grown to sit amongst strong architectural plants or, indeed, as a solitary or potted specimen, allowing space to appreciate its form. 

Planting Position: Best planted in a sunny spot through to light shade partial shade. And somewhere it can be seen and admired.

Soil: Will sit happily and adapt to most soil types does especially well in damp free draining damp soil heavy clay should be avoided.

Suitable for container planting: Yes a great choice for pot or ground.

Eventual height and spread: Typically, 1.5 metres tall with a 1.5 metre spread.

Growth Speed: Relatively quick

Growth Habit: Draping almost cascading

Flowering Period: July and August, however this does depend on summer temperatures, the warmer the climate the more probable flowering will be.

Pruning: Not really a requirement.

Phormium Yellow Wave is a clump forming medium sized evergreen, any winter damage should be removed in spring before the growing season begins. Foliage: Stripes Cream, yellow and pale green Evergreen: Yes Winter Hardy: Yes to approximately -10. It may be advisable if planted in a pot to protect the roots by wrapping the pot on bubble wrap during harsh winters or in the colder parts of the UK

Phormium are a tough plant that require very little maintenance apart from a tidy up after winter. Adding some well-rotted manure in early spring to the planted area will give the plants a boost after the dormant months and stimulate new growth.