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Variegated Phormium Plants. Phormium Black Line 80-100cm. 7 Litre

Variegated Phormium Plants. Phormium Black Line 80-100cm. 7 Litre

£23.95
Phormium Black LIne 7 Litre by Charellagardens.
Phormium Black LIne 7 Litre by Charellagardens. Phormium Black LIne 7 Litre by Charellagardens.
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Quick Overview
Lovely looking variegated plants, quick growing and virtually maintenance free
Plant Size (cm)
Plant Size (cm)
81cm - 100cm
Pot Size - Litre
Pot Size - Litre
5 Litre
Anticipated Height
Anticipated Height
80-100cm ex pot
Toleration
Toleration
-10
Growth Speed
Growth Speed
Quick
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Variegated Phormium Plants New Zealand Flax Black Line 7 Litre Pot: Black Line a new introduction for the 2018 season, the name suggests black, but colour is more deep red, edged yellow/green its a quick growing variety reaching heights of around 1.5 metres with a spread of around 90cm

Phormium make a dramatic statement in the garden, the effect of these plants will give is immediate. They are versatile evergreen plants that tolerate a range of conditions and look at home in a variety of different planting schemes. Phormium or New Zealand Flax, has two characteristics which are sought-after by gardeners looking to add a bit of drama to their borders. It offers bold, architectural lines with its erect, sword-shaped leaves and rich evergreen foliage colour.. It is especially suitable to container growing and is often used as a central feature to give height. As an evergreen it will add valuable winter interest to your garden where it will provide structure and act as a foil for flowering plants. In hot summers, towering spikes of tubular, red flowers emerge from the centre, followed by sturdy seed-heads. It gives a lush almost tropical feel to gardens. Phormium is a robust species that is easy to grow and requires very little maintenance. Phormium are extremely tolerant of a variety of harsh conditions, it copes particularly well with industrial pollution, wind and coastal sites. Interestingly, while Phormiums love a moist, well drained, fertile soil and they can succeed in both sandy and clay soils and also can be very drought-resistant.

What to expect: Your plant will arrive in a 7 litre/26cm pot and will look just like the picture, regardless of time of year purchased. With a delivered height of 80-100cm, excluding the pot. 

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.

Winter Hardy: Yes, but may need some protection in colder areas, below -10

Eventual height and spread:  A relatively small varirety of Phormium upto 1 metres tall with a 1 metre spread, making an ideal choice for pots

Growth Speed: Relatively quick

Growth Habit: Slight cascading habit but  more upright than many other phormium varieties 

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 a low maintenance plant. apart from removing ant winter damaged foliage in early spring.

Phormiums are extremely tolerant of a variety of harsh conditions, it copes particularly well with industrial pollution, wind and coastal sites. Interestingly, while phormiums love a moist, well drained, fertile soil and they can succeed in both sandy and clay soils and also can be very drought-resistant.