New Zealand Flax (Phormium tenax 'Bronze Baby')

Also sold as:
Redi Babe

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Full Sun to Partial Shade
Partial or Dappled 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: 4-6 feet
Plant Spread: 3-5 feet
Leaves: Evergreen
Other: Dark reddish-brown
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Red
Other: Reddish-orange
Bloom Size: 1"-2"
Flower Time: Summer
Underground structures: Rhizome
Wildlife Attractant: Hummingbirds
Resistances: Drought tolerant
Salt tolerant
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Containers: Suitable in 3 gallon or larger
Needs excellent drainage in pots

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