PlantsPhormium→New Zealand Flax (Phormium tenax 'Pink Stripe')

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Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Wet
Wet Mesic
Mesic
Soil pH Preferences: Slightly acid (6.1 – 6.5)
Neutral (6.6 – 7.3)
Slightly alkaline (7.4 – 7.8)
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 8b -9.4 °C (15 °F) to -6.7 °C (20 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 11
Plant Height: 4 to 6 feet
Plant Spread: 4 to 6 feet
Leaves: Unusual foliage color
Evergreen
Other: Olive to gray-green with bright pink stripes
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Red
Other: Reddish-orange
Bloom Size: 1"-2"
Flower Time: Summer
Underground structures: Rhizome
Wildlife Attractant: Hummingbirds
Resistances: Deer Resistant
Drought tolerant
Salt tolerant
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Containers: Suitable in 3 gallon or larger
Needs excellent drainage in pots

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What are these plants? by amateurplanter Aug 13, 2018 1:19 PM 7
RHS hardiness question for the Brits out there by eclayne Dec 10, 2011 5:19 PM 15

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